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Clinus  Cuvier, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171495

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gynutoclinus Smith, 1946
  Common Name(s): weedfishes
    weedfishes [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  
                               SuborderBlennioidei  – blennies, blennidés  
                                  FamilyClinidae  – kelpfishes, clinids, klipfishes, scaled blennies, cabillauds, clinides, clinies, kelp blennies, sargaceros  
                                     GenusClinus Cuvier, 1816 – weedfishes, weedfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Clinus acuminatus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – sad klipfish, sad klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus agilis Smith, 1931 – agile klipfish, agile klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus berrisfordi Penrith, 1967 – onrust klipfish, onrust klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus brevicristatus Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908 – cape kilpfish, cape kilpfish 
                                        Species Clinus cottoides Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836 – bluntnose klipfish, bluntnose klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus helenae (Smith, 1946) – helen's klipfish, helen's klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus heterodon Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836 – west coast klipfish, west coast klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus latipennis Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836 – false bay klipfish, false bay klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus nematopterus Günther, 1861  
                                        Species Clinus robustus Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908 – robust klipfish, robust klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus rotundifrons Barnard, 1937  
                                        Species Clinus spatulatus Bennett, 1983  
                                        Species Clinus superciliosus (Linnaeus, 1758) – super klipfish, super klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus taurus Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908 – bull klipfish, bull klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus venustris Gilchrist and Thompson, 1908 – speckled klipfish, speckled klipfish 
                                        Species Clinus woodi (Smith, 1946) – oldman clipfish, oldman clipfish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Clinus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Clinus   
  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: Clinus, weedfishes   

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