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Gaidropsarus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164764

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Onogadus De Buen, 1934
    Antonogadus Wheeler, 1969
  Common Name(s): three-bearded rocklings [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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  
                            OrderGadiformes  – grenadiers, merlus, morues, gadiforms, cods, hakes  
                               FamilyGadidae Rafinesque, 1810 – codfishes, true cods, bacalaos, morues, cods  
                                  SubfamilyPhycinae  – phycine hakes  
                                     GenusGaidropsarus Rafinesque, 1810 – three-bearded rocklings  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus argentatus (Reinhardt, 1837) – Arctic threebearded rockling, silver rockling 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus biscayensis (Collett, 1890) – Mediterranean bigeye rockling, motelle, barbada 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus capensis (Kaup, 1858) – cape rockling 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus ensis (Reinhardt, 1837) – Arctic threebeard rockling, threebeard rockling 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus granti (Regan, 1903)  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus insularum Sivertsen, 1945 – comb rockling 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus macrophthalmus (Günther, 1867) – bigeye rockling 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus mediterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758) – shore rockling, bertorella, motelle de Méditerranée 
                                        Species Gaidropsarus novaezealandiae (Hector, 1874)  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus pacificus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1846)  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus pakhorukovi Shcherbachev, 1995  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus parini Svetovidov, 1986  
                                        Species Gaidropsarus vulgaris (Cloquet, 1824) – threebearded rockling, three-bearded rockling, lota, motelle commune 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Gaidropsarus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gaidropsarus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cohen, Daniel M., Tadashi Inada, Tomio Iwamoto, and Nadia Scialabba  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title: Gadiform Fishes of the World (Order Gadiformes): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cods, Hakes, Grenadiers and other Gadiform Fishes Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 10   
  Page(s): x + 442   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102890-7   
  Reference for: Gaidropsarus   
  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: Gaidropsarus   
  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   
  Reference for: Gaidropsarus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Gaidropsarus, three-bearded rocklings [English]   

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