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Carapus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165095

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Fierasfer Oken, 1817
 
    Disparichthys Herre, 1935
 
  Common Name(s): pearlfishes [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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderParacanthopterygii   
                            OrderOphidiiformes  – ophidiiforms  
                               SuborderOphidioidei   
                                  FamilyCarapidae  – pearlfishes, perleros, aurins  
                                     SubfamilyCarapinae  – pearlfishes  
                                        GenusCarapus Rafinesque, 1810 – pearlfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Carapus acus (Brünnich, 1768)  
                                           Species Carapus bermudensis (Jones, 1874) – fierásfer, perlero del Atlántico, Atlantic pearlfish, pearlfish 
                                           Species Carapus dubius (Putnam, 1874) – Pacific pearlfish, perlero del Pacífico 
                                           Species Carapus mourlani (Petit, 1934)  
                                           Species Carapus sluiteri (Weber, 1905)  
       

 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: Carapus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Carapus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Carapus   
       
  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: Carapus   
       
  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  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Carapus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Carapus, pearlfishes [English]   
       

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