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Haemulon  Cuvier, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169057

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Lythrulon Jordan and Swain, 1884
    Orthostoechus Gill, 1862
  Common Name(s): grunts [English]
    roncos [English]
    tomtates [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                  FamilyHaemulidae  – grunts, burros y roncos, grogneurs  
                                     GenusHaemulon Cuvier, 1829 – grunts, roncos, tomtates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Haemulon album Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – margate, jallao, ronco jallao 
                                        Species Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – tomtate, jeniguano bocón, ronco jeníguaro 
                                        Species Haemulon bonariense Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – black grunt, ronco prieto 
                                        Species Haemulon boschmae (Metzelaar, 1919)  
                                        Species Haemulon carbonarium Poey, 1860 – caesar grunt, ronco carbonero 
                                        Species Haemulon chrysargyreum Günther, 1859 – smallmouth grunt, jeníguano amarillo, ronco boquichica 
                                        Species Haemulon flaviguttatum Gill, 1862 – Cortez grunt, burro de Cortés 
                                        Species Haemulon flavolineatum (Desmarest, 1823) – French grunt, ronco condenado 
                                        Species Haemulon macrostomum Günther, 1859 – Spanish grunt, jeníguano español 
                                        Species Haemulon maculicauda (Gill, 1862) – spottail grunt, burro rasposo 
                                        Species Haemulon melanurum (Linnaeus, 1758) – cottonwick, ronco de lomo prieto, ronco lomo manchado 
                                        Species Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823) – sailors choice, ronco blanco, boquilla 
                                        Species Haemulon plumierii (Lacepède, 1801) – ronco arará, white grunt, chac-chí 
                                        Species Haemulon schrankii Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831  
                                        Species Haemulon sciurus (Shaw, 1803) – bluestriped grunt, ronco amarillo, ronco carite 
                                        Species Haemulon scudderii Gill, 1862 – majarra prieta, burro pecoso, mojarra grunt 
                                        Species Haemulon serrula (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Haemulon sexfasciatum Gill, 1862 – barred grunt, burro almejero, graybar grunt 
                                        Species Haemulon squamipinna Rocha and Rosa, 1999  
                                        Species Haemulon steindachneri (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – Latin grunt, burro latino 
                                        Species Haemulon striatum (Linnaeus, 1758) – striped grunt, jeníguano rayado, ronco pinto 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 07-May-2004, website (version 05-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Haemulon   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Haemulon   
  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: Haemulon   
  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: Haemulon   
  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: Haemulon   
  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: Haemulon, grunts [English]   

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