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Leuciscus leuciscus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163580

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Leuciscus argenteus Fitzinger, 1832
    Leuciscus argenteus Selys-Longchamps, 1842
    Squalius chalybeius Heckel, 1852
    Cyprinus dobula Linnaeus, 1758
    Abramis dobuloides Günther, 1857
    Cyprinus dolabrata Holandre, 1837
    Cyprinus graining Walbaum, 1792
    Cyprinus grainining Bloch and Schneider, 1801
    Cyprinus grislagine Linnaeus, 1758
    Cyprinus lancastriensis Shaw, 1804
    Squalius lepusculus Heckel, 1852
    Cyprinus leuciscus Linnaeus, 1758
    Leuciscus majalis Agassiz, 1835
    Squalius mehdem Warpachowski, 1897
    Cyprinus mugilis Vallot, 1837
    Leuciscus rodens Agassiz, 1835
    Leuciscus rostratus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1844
    Cyprinus salax Gronow in Gray, 1854
    Leuciscus saltator Bonaparte, 1846
    Cyprinus simus Römer-Büchner, 1827
    Cyprinus squalus Walbaum, 1792
    Idus stagnalis Dubalen, 1913
    Cyprinus umbra Walbaum, 1792
    Leuciscus vulgaris Fleming, 1828
    Squalius vulgaris minor Walecki, 1863
    Squalius vulgaris robustior Walecki, 1863
    Leuciscus leuciscus roulei Bertin and Estève, 1948
  Common Name(s): dace [English]
    common dace [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                            OrderCypriniformes  – cyprins, meuniers, minnows, suckers  
                                  FamilyLeuciscidae Bonaparte, 1835  
                                     SubfamilyLeuciscinae Bonaparte, 1835  
                                        GenusLeuciscus Cuvier, 1816 – European daces  
                                           SpeciesLeuciscus leuciscus (Linnaeus, 1758) – dace, common dace  

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 11-Jan-2023, website (version 11-Jan-23)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2023. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 11 Jan 2023   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Caleta, M., Z. Marcic, I. Buj, D. Zanella, P. Mustafic, A. Duplic, and S. Horvatic  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of extant Croatian freshwater fish and lampreys, annotated list and distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Croatian Journal of Fisheries, vol. 77   
  Page(s): 137-234   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1848-0586   
  Notes: doi: 10.2478/cjf-2019-0016   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus, common dace [English], dace [English]   
  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: Leuciscus leuciscus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kottelat, Maurice, and Jörg Freyhof  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of European freshwater fishes   
  Page(s): 1-646   
  Publisher: Publications Kottelat   
  Publication Place: Cornol, Switzerland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9782839902984   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus, dace [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Perea, S., M. Böhme, P. Zupancic, J. Freyhof, R. Sanda, M. Özulug, A. Abdoli, and I. Doadrio  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographical patterns in circum-Mediterranean subfamily Leuciscinae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) inferred from both mitochondrial and nuclear data   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 10, no. 265   
  Page(s): 1-27   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1471-2148   
  Notes: doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-265   
  Reference for: Leuciscus leuciscus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  






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