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Hoplostethus mediterraneus  Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166140

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Trachichthys pretiosus Lowe, 1839
  Common Name(s): Mediterranean redfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  FamilyTrachichthyidae  – redfishes, roughies, slime heads, hoplites, relojes  
                                     GenusHoplostethus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                        SpeciesHoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – Mediterranean redfish  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Hoplostethus mediterraneus mediterraneus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – silver roughy 
                                           Subspecies Hoplostethus mediterraneus sonodae Kotlyar, 1986 – silver roughy 
                                           Subspecies Hoplostethus mediterraneus trunovi Kotlyar, 1986  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus mediterraneus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus mediterraneus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Roughies: Family Trachichthyidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 302-305   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus mediterraneus   
  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: Mediterranean redfish[English]   

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