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Ophidion  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164839

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Rissola Jordan and Evermann, 1896
  Common Name(s): cusk-eels [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderOphidiiformes  – ophidiiforms  
                                  FamilyOphidiidae  – brotulas, cusk eels, brótulas y congriperlas, congriperlas, donzelles, brótulas, cusk-eels  
                                     SubfamilyOphidiinae  – cusk-eels  
                                        GenusOphidion Linnaeus, 1758 – cusk-eels  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesOphidion antipholus Lea and Robins, 2003 – longnose cusk-eel, congriperla narizón 
                                           SpeciesOphidion asiro (Jordan and Fowler, 1902)  
                                           SpeciesOphidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758 – snake blenny 
                                           SpeciesOphidion dromio Lea and Robins, 2003 – shorthead cusk-eel 
                                           SpeciesOphidion exul Robins, 1991  
                                           SpeciesOphidion fulvum (Hildebrand and Barton, 1949)  
                                           SpeciesOphidion galeoides (Gilbert, 1890) – spotfin cusk-eel, congriperla adornada 
                                           SpeciesOphidion genyopus (Ogilby, 1897)  
                                           SpeciesOphidion grayi (Fowler, 1948) – blotched cusk-eel 
                                           SpeciesOphidion guianense Lea and Robins, 2003  
                                           SpeciesOphidion holbrookii Putnam, 1874 – bank cusk-eel, congriperla de bajos 
                                           SpeciesOphidion imitator Lea, 1997 – mimic cusk-eel, congriperla mimética 
                                           SpeciesOphidion iris Breder, 1936 – brighteye cusk-eel, congriperla arcoiris 
                                           SpeciesOphidion josephi Girard, 1858 – crested cusk-eel, congriperla crestada 
                                           SpeciesOphidion lagochila (Böhlke and Robins, 1959) – hairlip cusk, harelip cusk-eel, congriperla labio leporino 
                                           SpeciesOphidion lozanoi Matallanas, 1990  
                                           SpeciesOphidion marginatum DeKay, 1842 – striped cusk-eel 
                                           SpeciesOphidion metoecus Robins, 1991  
                                           SpeciesOphidion muraenolepis Günther, 1880  
                                           SpeciesOphidion nocomis Robins and Böhlke, 1959 – congriperla nacarada, letter opener 
                                           SpeciesOphidion puck Lea and Robins, 2003  
                                           SpeciesOphidion robinsi Fahay, 1992 – colonial cusk-eel 
                                           SpeciesOphidion rochei Müller, 1845  
                                           SpeciesOphidion saldanhai Matallanas and Brito, 1999  
                                           SpeciesOphidion scrippsae (Hubbs, 1916) – basketweave cusk-eel, congriperla canastera 
                                           SpeciesOphidion selenops Robins and Böhlke, 1959 – mooneye cusk-eel 
                                           SpeciesOphidion smithi (Fowler, 1934) – Natal cusk-eel 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Ophidion   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ophidion   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Ophidion   
  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   
  Reference for: Ophidion   
  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: Ophidion   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nielsen, Jřrgen G., Daniel M. Cohen, Douglas F. Markle, and C. Richard Robins   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Ophidiiform fishes of the world (Order Ophidiiformes): An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 18   
  Page(s): xi + 178   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104375-2, 0014-5602  
  Reference for: Ophidion   
  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: Ophidion, cusk-eels [English]   

 Geographic Information
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