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Tylosurus acus acus  (Lacepède, 1803)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165572

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): agujon [English]
    agujón [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                            OrderBeloniformes  – aiguilles de mer, orphies, needlefishes  
                                     FamilyBelonidae  – needlefishes, agujones, aiguillettes  
                                        GenusTylosurus Cocco, 1833  
                                           SpeciesTylosurus acus (Lacepède, 1803) – agujon, agujón del Atlántico, Atlantic agujon, agujón, keeljawed longtom  
                                              SubspeciesTylosurus acus acus (Lacepède, 1803) – agujon, agujón  

  Expert: Bruce B. Collette  
  Notes: Senior Scientist, National Systematics Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service; Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Tylosurus acus acus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Tylosurus acus acus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tylosurus acus acus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
  Reference for: Tylosurus acus acus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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