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Gobiesox  Lacepède, 1800
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164458

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): common clingfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyGobiesocidae  – clingfishes, chupapiedras, crampons  
                                     GenusGobiesox Lacepède, 1800 – common clingfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Gobiesox adustus Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – chupapiedra panámica, Panamic clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox aethus (Briggs, 1951) – chupapiedra de Clarión, Clarion clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox barbatulus Starks, 1913 – chupapiedra aristada, lappetlip clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox canidens (Briggs, 1951) – chupapiedra de Socorro, Socorro clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox crassicorpus (Briggs, 1951)  
                                        Species Gobiesox daedaleus Briggs, 1951  
                                        Species Gobiesox eugrammus Briggs, 1955 – chupapiedra estriada, lined clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox fluviatilis Briggs and Miller, 1960 – cucharita de río, mountain clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox fulvus Meek, 1907  
                                        Species Gobiesox juniperoserrai Espinosa Pérez and Castro-Aguirre, 1996 – cucharita peninsular, peninsular clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox juradoensis Fowler, 1944  
                                        Species Gobiesox lucayanus Briggs, 1963 – Bahama skilletfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox maeandricus (Girard, 1858) – chupapiedra norteña, northern clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox marijeanae Briggs, 1960 – chupapiedra solita, lonely clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox marmoratus Jenyns, 1842  
                                        Species Gobiesox mexicanus Briggs and Miller, 1960 – cucharita mexicana, Mexican clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox milleri Briggs, 1955  
                                        Species Gobiesox multitentaculus (Briggs, 1951)  
                                        Species Gobiesox nigripinnis (Peters, 1859)  
                                        Species Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus, 1758) – riverine clingfish, smooth clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox papillifer Gilbert, 1890 – bearded clingfish, chupapiedra barbona 
                                        Species Gobiesox pinniger Gilbert, 1890 – chupapiedra renacuajo, tadpole clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox potamius Briggs, 1955  
                                        Species Gobiesox punctulatus (Poey, 1876) – chupapiedra punteada, stippled clingfish, pequita punteada 
                                        Species Gobiesox rhessodon Smith, 1881 – California clingfish, chupapiedra californiana 
                                        Species Gobiesox schultzi Briggs, 1951 – chupapiedra labioliso, smoothlip clingfish 
                                        Species Gobiesox stenocephalus Briggs, 1955  
                                        Species Gobiesox strumosus Cope, 1870 – skilletfish, cazoleta 
                                        Species Gobiesox woodsi (Schultz, 1944)  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Gobiesox    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Gobiesox   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gobiesox   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Gobiesox   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Gobiesox   

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