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Peristedion  Lacepède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167003

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                                        FamilyTriglidae  – gurnards, searobins, grondins, vacas y rubios  
                                           GenusPeristedion Lacepède, 1801  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Peristedion altipinne Regan, 1903  
                                              Species Peristedion amblygenys Fowler, 1938  
                                              Species Peristedion antillarum Teague, 1961  
                                              Species Peristedion barbiger Garman, 1899  
                                              Species Peristedion brevirostre (Günther, 1860) – flathead searobin 
                                              Species Peristedion cataphractum (Linnaeus, 1758) – armed gurnard 
                                              Species Peristedion crustosum Garman, 1899  
                                              Species Peristedion ecuadorense Teague, 1961  
                                              Species Peristedion gracile Goode and Bean, 1896 – slender searobin, espátula esbelta, vaquita blindada flaca 
                                              Species Peristedion greyae Miller, 1967 – prickly searobin, alligator searobin 
                                              Species Peristedion halyi (Day, 1888)  
                                              Species Peristedion imberbe Poey, 1861 – espátula lampiña, slenderhead searobin 
                                              Species Peristedion liorhynchus (Günther, 1872)  
                                              Species Peristedion longispatha Goode and Bean, 1886  
                                              Species Peristedion miniatum Goode, 1880 – armored searobin 
                                              Species Peristedion moluccense Bleeker, 1851  
                                              Species Peristedion nierstraszi Weber, 1913  
                                              Species Peristedion orientale Temminck and Schlegel, 1843  
                                              Species Peristedion paucibarbiger Castro-Aguirre and Garcia-Domínguez, 1984 – Cortez searobin, vaquita blindada de Cortés 
                                              Species Peristedion picturatum McCulloch, 1926  
                                              Species Peristedion riversandersoni Alcock, 1894  
                                              Species Peristedion thompsoni Fowler, 1952 – rimspine searobin 
                                              Species Peristedion truncatum (Günther, 1880)  
                                              Species Peristedion unicuspis Miller, 1967  
                                              Species Peristedion weberi Smith, 1934 – crocodilefish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 22-Oct-2005, website (version 17-Oct-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Peristedion   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Peristedion   
  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: Peristedion   
  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: Peristedion   
  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: Peristedion   

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