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Prionotus  Lacepède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166973

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): North American searobins [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 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  
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                  FamilyTriglidae  – gurnards, searobins, grondins, vacas y rubios  
                                     GenusPrionotus Lacepède, 1801 – North American searobins  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus alatus Goode and Bean, 1883 – spiny searobin, rubio espinoso 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus albirostris Jordan and Bollman, 1890 – vaca cariblanca, whitesnout searobin 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus beanii Goode in Goode and Bean, 1896  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus birostratus Richardson, 1844 – twobeak searobin, vaca dospicos 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus carolinus (Linnaeus, 1771) – northern searobin, common searobin 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus evolans (Linnaeus, 1766) – striped searobin 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus horrens Richardson, 1844 – bristly searobin, vaca polla 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus longispinosus Teague, 1951 – bigeye searobin, rubio ojón 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus martis Ginsburg, 1950 – barred searobin, rubio de barras 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus miles Jenyns, 1840  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus murielae Mobray in Borodin, 1928  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus nudigula Ginsburg, 1950  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus ophryas Jordan and Swain, 1885 – bandtail searobin, rubio cola bandeada 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus paralatus Ginsburg, 1950 – Mexican searobin, rubio mexicano 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus punctatus (Bloch, 1793) – bluewing searobin, espátula gallina, spotted searobin, rubio azul 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus roseus Jordan and Evermann, 1887 – bluespotted searobin, rubio manchas azules 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus rubio Jordan, 1886 – blackfin searobin, blackwing searobin, espátula aletinegra, rubio aletinegra 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus ruscarius Gilbert and Starks, 1904 – rough searobin, vaca rasposa 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus scitulus Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – leopard searobin, rubio leopardo 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus stearnsi Jordan and Swain, 1885 – shortwing searobin, rubio pequeño 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus stephanophrys Lockington, 1881 – lumptail searobin, vaca voladora 
                                        SpeciesPrionotus teaguei Briggs, 1956  
                                        SpeciesPrionotus tribulus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – bighead searobin, rubio cabezón 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Prionotus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Prionotus   
  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: Prionotus   
  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: Prionotus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hureau, J.-C., and Th. Monod, eds.   
  Publication Date: 1973   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of the fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and of the Mediterranean (Clofnam), vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxii + 683   
  Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-3-001100-2, 0385-1109  
  Reference for: Prionotus   
  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: Prionotus   
  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: Prionotus   

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