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Ariidae  Bleeker, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164157

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Tachysuridae
 
  Common Name(s): sea catfishes [English]
 
    fork-tailed catfishes [English]
 
    poissons-chats marins [French]
 
    bagres marinos [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyAriidae Bleeker, 1862 – sea catfishes, fork-tailed catfishes, poissons-chats marins, bagres marinos  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusAmissidens Kailola, 2004  
                                  GenusAncharius Steindachner, 1880  
                                  GenusAriopsis Gill, 1861  
                                  GenusArius Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – hardhead catfishes 
                                  GenusAspistor Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                  GenusBagre Cloquet, 1816 – gafftopsail catfishes 
                                  GenusBatrachocephalus Bleeker, 1846  
                                  GenusBrustiarius Herre, 1935  
                                  GenusCathorops Jordan and Gilbert, 1883  
                                  GenusCephalocassis Bleeker, 1857  
                                  GenusCinetodus Ogilby, 1898  
                                  GenusCochlefelis Whitley, 1941  
                                  GenusCryptarius Kailola, 2004  
                                  GenusGaleichthys Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                  GenusGenidens Castelnau, 1855  
                                  GenusGuiritinga Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusHemiarius Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusHemipimelodus Bleeker, 1857  
                                  GenusHexanematichthys Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusKetengus Bleeker, 1847  
                                  GenusNedystoma Ogilby, 1898  
                                  GenusNemapteryx Ogilby, 1908  
                                  GenusNetuma Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusOsteogeneiosus Bleeker, 1846  
                                  GenusPlicofollis Kailola, 2004  
                                  GenusPotamarius Hubbs and Miller, 1960  
                                  GenusSciades Müller and Troschel, 1849  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Ariidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ariidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Ariidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr., and Mário C. C. de Pinna   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Higher-level Names for Catfishes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 51, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-17   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0068-547X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ariidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kailola, P. J. / Carpenter, Kent E., and Volker H. Niem, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ariidae (=Tachysuridae): Sea catfishes (fork-tailed catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific, vol. 3: Batoid fishes, chimaeras and Bony fishes, part 1 (Elopidae to Linophrynidae)   
  Page(s): 1827-1879   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104302-7, 1020-6868  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ariidae, sea catfishes [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Marceniuk, Alexandre P., and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr. / Reis, Roberto E., S. O. Kullander, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Ariidae (Sea catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 447-455   
  Publisher: Edipucrs   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Notes: Full author list: Marceniuk, Alexandre P., and Ferraris, Carl J., Jr. / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.   
  Reference for: Ariidae, sea catfishes [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xv + 523   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-86475-7   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: sea catfishes[English]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ariidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Ariidae, bagres marinos [Spanish], poissons-chats marins [French], sea catfishes [English]   
       

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