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Eptatretus springeri  (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1952)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 159758

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Paramyxine springeri Bigelow and Schroeder, 1952
 
  Common Name(s): Gulf hagfish [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumAgnatha   
                   ClassMyxini  – hagfishes  
                      OrderMyxiniformes   
                         FamilyMyxinidae  – brujas, myxines, hagfishes  
                            SubfamilyEptatretinae Nelson, 1976  
                               GenusEptatretus Cloquet, 1819  
                                  SpeciesEptatretus springeri (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1952) – Gulf hagfish  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Eptatretus springeri    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Eptatretus springeri   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Eptatretus springeri   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Eptatretus springeri   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Claro et al. (2001) note for Eptatretus springeri (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1952) that its "Presence in Cuba or species identification requires confirmation"  
 

 

   

 
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