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Gigantactis  Brauer, 1902
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164643

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Laevoceratias Parr, 1927
 
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderParacanthopterygii   
                            OrderLophiiformes  – baudroies, anglerfishes  
                               SuborderOgcocephalioidei   
                                  SuperfamilyCeratioidea   
                                     FamilyGigantactinidae  – whipnose anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes, whipnoses  
                                        GenusGigantactis Brauer, 1902  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Gigantactis balushkini Kharin, 1984  
                                           Species Gigantactis elsmani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis filibulbosus Fraser-Brunner, 1935  
                                           Species Gigantactis gargantua Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis gibbsi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis golovani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis gracilicauda Regan, 1925  
                                           Species Gigantactis herwigi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis ios Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis longicauda Bertelsen and Pietsch, 2002  
                                           Species Gigantactis longicirra Waterman, 1939  
                                           Species Gigantactis macronema Regan, 1925  
                                           Species Gigantactis meadi Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis microdontis Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis microphthalmus (Regan and Trewavas, 1932)  
                                           Species Gigantactis paxtoni Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis perlatus Beebe and Crane, 1947  
                                           Species Gigantactis savagei Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
                                           Species Gigantactis vanhoeffeni Brauer, 1902 – cosmopolitan whipnose 
                                           Species Gigantactis watermani Bertelsen, Pietsch and Lavenberg, 1981  
       
                                         GenusGigantactis Brauer, 1902 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                           Species Laevoceratias liparis Parr, 1927  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Gigantactis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Gigantactis   
       
  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: Gigantactis   
       
  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: Gigantactis   
       

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