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Anguilla  Schrank, 1798
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161126

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): freshwater eels [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  
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                                  FamilyAnguillidae  – freshwater eels, anguilas de río, anguilles d'eau douce  
                                     GenusAnguilla Schrank, 1798 – freshwater eels  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) – common eel, European eel 
                                        Species Anguilla australis Richardson, 1841 – shortfinned eel, shortfinned freshwater eel, shortfin eel, river eel, silver eel, Australian shortfinned eel, anguille d'Australie, anguila australiana 
                                        Species Anguilla bengalensis (Gray, 1831)  
                                        Species Anguilla bicolor McClelland, 1844 – level-finned eel, short-finned eel, anguille à nageoire courte, anguila de aleta corta, Indonesian shortfin eel 
                                        Species Anguilla borneensis Popta, 1924  
                                        Species Anguilla breviceps Chu and Jin in Chu, 1984  
                                        Species Anguilla celebesensis Kaup, 1856 – Indonesian mottled eel 
                                        Species Anguilla dieffenbachii Gray, 1842  
                                        Species Anguilla interioris Whitley, 1938 – New Guinea eel 
                                        Species Anguilla japonica Temminck and Schlegel, 1846 – anguille du Japon, anguila japonesa, Japanese eel 
                                        Species Anguilla malgumora Kaup, 1856 – Indonesian longfinned eel 
                                        Species Anguilla marmorata Quoy and Gaimard, 1824 – giant mottled eel, grande anguille marbrée, anguilla moteada gigante, marbled eel 
                                        Species Anguilla megastoma Kaup, 1856 – Polynesian longfinned eel 
                                        Species Anguilla mossambica (Peters, 1852)  
                                        Species Anguilla nebulosa McClelland, 1844 – long-finned eel 
                                        Species Anguilla nigricans Chu and Wu in Chu, 1984  
                                        Species Anguilla obscura Günther, 1872 – shortfinned eel, Pacific shortfinned freshwater eel, Pacific shortfinned eel 
                                        Species Anguilla reinhardtii Steindachner, 1867 – Australian longfinned eel 
                                        Species Anguilla rostrata (Lesueur, 1817) – American eel, anguila, anguila americana, anguille d'Amérique 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Anguilla    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Anguilla   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anguilla   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Anguilla   
  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: Anguilla   
  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: Anguilla   
  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: Anguilla   

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