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Lycenchelys  Gill, 1884
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165230

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Embryx Jordan and Evermann, 1898
  Common Name(s):    
  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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderZoarcoidei  – zoarcoids  
                                  FamilyZoarcidae Swainson, 1839 – lycodes, viruelas, eelpouts, viviparous blennies  
                                     GenusLycenchelys Gill, 1884  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys alba (Vaillant, 1888)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys albeola Andriashev, 1958  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys albomaculata Toyoshima in Amaoka et al., 1983  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys alta Toyoshima, 1985  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys antarctica Regan, 1913  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys aratrirostris Andriashev and Permitin, 1968  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys argentina Marschoff, Torno and Tomo, 1977  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys aurantiaca Shinohara and Matsuura, 1998  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys bachmanni Gosztonyi, 1977  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys bellingshauseni Andriashev and Permitin, 1968  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys bullisi Cohen, 1964  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys callista Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys camchatica (Gilbert and Burke, 1912)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys chauliodus Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys cicatrifer (Garman, 1899)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys crotalinus (Gilbert, 1890) – snakehead eelpout 
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys fedorovi Anderson and Balanov, 2000  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys folletti Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys hadrogeneia Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys hippopotamus Schmidt, 1950  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys hureaui (Andriashev, 1979)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys incisa (Garman, 1899)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys jordani (Evermann and Goldsborough, 1907)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys kolthoffi Jensen, 1904  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys lonchoura Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys maculata Toyoshima, 1985  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys makushok Fedorov and Andriashev, 1993  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys maoriensis Andriashev and Fedorov, 1986  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys melanostomias Toyoshima in Amaoka et al., 1983  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys micropora Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys monstrosa Anderson, 1982  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys muraena (Collett, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys nanospinata Anderson, 1988  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys nigripalatum DeWitt and Hureau, 1979  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys parini Fedorov, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys paxillus (Goode and Bean, 1879) – common wolf eel, lycode commun 
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys pearcyi Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys pentactina Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys pequenoi Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys peruana Anderson, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys platyrhina (Jensen, 1902)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys plicifera Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys porifer (Gilbert, 1890)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys rassi Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys ratmanovi Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys remissaria Fedorov, 1995  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys rosea Toyoshima, 1985  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys sarsii (Collett, 1871) – Sars' wolf eel 
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys scaurus (Garman, 1899)  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys squamosa Toyoshima in Amaoka et al., 1983  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys tohokuensis Anderson and Imamura, 2002  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys tristichodon DeWitt and Hureau, 1979  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys uschakovi Andriashev, 1958  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys verrillii (Goode and Bean, 1877) – wolf eelpout 
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys vitiazi Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys volki Andriashev, 1955  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys wilkesi Anderson, 1988  
                                        SpeciesLycenchelys xanthoptera Anderson, 1991  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Lycenchelys   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lycenchelys   
  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: Lycenchelys   

 Geographic Information
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