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Naso  Lacepède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172288

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Axinurus Cuvier, 1829
    Callicanthus Swainson, 1839
  Common Name(s): nosefishes [English]
    unicornfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                        FamilyAcanthuridae  – surgeonfishes, tangs, cirujanos, poissons-chirurgiens  
                                           GenusNaso Lacepède, 1801 – nosefishes, unicornfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Naso annulatus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) – short-horned unicornfish 
                                              Species Naso brachycentron (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                              Species Naso brevirostris (Cuvier, 1829) – shortnosed unicornfish 
                                              Species Naso caeruleacauda Randall, 1994  
                                              Species Naso caesius Randall and Bell, 1992  
                                              Species Naso elegans (Rüppell, 1829)  
                                              Species Naso fageni Morrow, 1954 – horseface unicorn 
                                              Species Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker, 1855) – kala 
                                              Species Naso lituratus (Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – striped-face unicornfish 
                                              Species Naso lopezi Herre, 1927  
                                              Species Naso maculatus Randall and Struhsaker, 1981  
                                              Species Naso mcdadei Johnson, 2002  
                                              Species Naso minor (Smith, 1966)  
                                              Species Naso reticulatus Randall, 2001  
                                              Species Naso thorpei Smith, 1966 – nohorn unicorn 
                                              Species Naso thynnoides (Cuvier, 1829) – oneknife unicorn 
                                              Species Naso tongonus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835)  
                                              Species Naso tuberosus Lacepède, 1801 – humpheaded unicornfish 
                                              Species Naso unicolor (Liénard in Günther, 1861)  
                                              Species Naso unicornis (Forsskål, 1775) – brown unicornfish 
                                              Species Naso vlamingii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835) – bignose unicorn 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Naso   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Naso   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Naso   

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