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Agonidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167426

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): alligatorfishes [English]
 
    poachers [English]
 
    sea poachers [English]
 
    bandidos [Spanish]
 
    poissons-alligators [French]
 
       
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderScorpaeniformes  – chabots, rascasses, mail-cheeked fishes, scorpion fishes, sculpins  
                               SuborderCottoidei  – sculpins, chabots  
                                  SuperfamilyCottoidea   
                                     FamilyAgonidae  – alligatorfishes, poachers, sea poachers, bandidos, poissons-alligators  
    Direct Children:  
                                        GenusAgonomalus Guichenot, 1866  
                                        GenusAgonopsis Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusAgonus Bloch and Schneider, 1801  
                                        GenusAnoplagonus Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusAspidophoroides Lacepède, 1801  
                                        GenusBathyagonus Gilbert, 1890  
                                        GenusBothragonus Gill in Jordan and Gilbert, 1883  
                                        GenusBrachyopsis Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusChesnonia Iredale and Whitley, 1969  
                                        GenusFreemanichthys Kanayama, 1991  
                                        GenusHypsagonus Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusLeptagonus Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusOccella Jordan and Hubbs, 1925  
                                        GenusOdontopyxis Lockington, 1880  
                                        GenusPallasina Cramer in Jordan and Starks, 1895  
                                        GenusPercis Scopoli, 1777  
                                        GenusPodothecus Gill, 1861  
                                        GenusSarritor Cramer in Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                        GenusStellerina Cramer in Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                        GenusTilesina Schmidt in Jordan and Starks, 1904  
                                        GenusUlcina Cramer in Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                        GenusXeneretmus Gilbert in Jordan, 1903  
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Agonidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Agonidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Agonidae   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Agonidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: bandidos[Spanish], poachers [English], poissons-alligators [French]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Agonidae, alligatorfishes [English]   
       

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