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Alestidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163281

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): African characins [English]
 
  Valid Name: Alestiidae 
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, literature misspelling   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 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: Alestidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Alestidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Alestidae   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Alestidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
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  Reference for: Alestidae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Nelson (1994), who treated this taxon as a tentative subfamily of the Characidae, used the spelling -iinae, whereas Murray & Stewart (2003) used -idae. Eschmeyer's current online Catalog of Fishes (2004) uses the spelling Alestiidae  
 

 

   

 
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