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Gigantactis  Brauer, 1902
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164643

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Laevoceratias Parr, 1927
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderLophiiformes  – baudroies, anglerfishes  
                                     FamilyGigantactinidae  – whipnose anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes, whipnoses  
                                        GenusGigantactis Brauer, 1902  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Gigantactis balushkini Kharin, 1984  
                                           Species Gigantactis elsmani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis filibulbosus Fraser-Brunner, 1935  
                                           Species Gigantactis gargantua Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis gibbsi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis golovani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis gracilicauda Regan, 1925  
                                           Species Gigantactis herwigi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis ios Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis longicauda Bertelsen and Pietsch, 2002  
                                           Species Gigantactis longicirra Waterman, 1939  
                                           Species Gigantactis macronema Regan, 1925  
                                           Species Gigantactis meadi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis microdontis Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis microphthalmus (Regan and Trewavas, 1932)  
                                           Species Gigantactis paxtoni Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis perlatus Beebe and Crane, 1947  
                                           Species Gigantactis savagei Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis vanhoeffeni Brauer, 1902 – cosmopolitan whipnose 
                                           Species Gigantactis watermani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                         GenusGigantactis Brauer, 1902 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                           Species Laevoceratias liparis Parr, 1927  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Gigantactis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gigantactis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Gigantactis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Gigantactis   

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