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Alestes  Müller and Troschel, 1844
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162888

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Myletes Cuvier, 1814
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderCharaciformes  – piranhas, leporins, piranhas  
                               FamilyAlestiidae   
                                  GenusAlestes Müller and Troschel, 1844  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Alestes affinis Günther, 1894  
                                     Species Alestes ansorgii Boulenger, 1910  
                                     Species Alestes baremoze (Joannis, 1835)  
                                     Species Alestes bartoni Nichols and La Monte, 1953  
                                     Species Alestes batesii Boulenger, 1903  
                                     Species Alestes bimaculatus Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Alestes bouboni Roman, 1973  
                                     Species Alestes carmesinus Nichols and Griscom, 1917  
                                     Species Alestes comptus Roberts and Stewart, 1976  
                                     Species Alestes dentex (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Species Alestes grandisquamis Boulenger, 1899  
                                     Species Alestes humilis Boulenger, 1905  
                                     Species Alestes jacksonii Boulenger, 1912  
                                     Species Alestes liebrechtsii Boulenger, 1898  
                                     Species Alestes macrophthalmus Günther, 1867  
                                     Species Alestes peringueyi Boulenger, 1923  
                                     Species Alestes rhodopleura Boulenger, 1906  
                                     Species Alestes schoutedeni Boulenger, 1912  
                                     Species Alestes stuhlmannii Pfeffer, 1896  
                                     Species Alestes taeniurus Günther, 1867  
                                     Species Alestes tessmanni Pappenheim, 1911  
                                     Species Alestes tholloni Pellegrin, 1901  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Alestes   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Alestes   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Alestes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murray, Alison M., and Kathlyn M. Stewart  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships of the African genera Alestes and Brycinus (Teleostei, Characiformes, Alestidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol. 80, no. 11   
  Page(s): 1887-1899   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-4301   
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  Reference for: Alestes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
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  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   
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  Reference for: Alestes   
       

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