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Taxonomic Serial No.: 159753

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): brujas [Spanish]
    myxines [French]
    hagfishes [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  
                   ClassMyxini  – hagfishes  
                         FamilyMyxinidae  – brujas, myxines, hagfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                            Subfamily Eptatretinae Nelson, 1976  
                            Subfamily Myxininae Nelson, 1976  
                            Subfamily Paramyxininae Wisner, 1999  
                            Subfamily Quadratinae Wisner, 1999  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Myxinidae   
  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: Myxinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: brujas[Spanish], hagfishes [English], myxines [French]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wisner, Robert L.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of two new subfamilies and a new genus of hagfishes (Cyclostomata: Myxinidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological studies, vol. 38, no. 3   
  Page(s): 307-313   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1021-5506   
  Reference for: Myxinidae   

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