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Stereolepis  Ayres, 1859
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167917

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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: 2004   

 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  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyPolyprionidae  – náufragos, polyprions, wreckfishes  
                                     GenusStereolepis Ayres, 1859  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Stereolepis doederleini Lindberg and Krasyukova, 1969  
                                        Species Stereolepis gigas Ayres, 1859 – giant sea bass, pescara 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Stereolepis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Stereolepis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dewet-Oleson, Kathy, and Milton Love  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Observations on cleaning behavior by giant kelpfish, Heterostichus rostratus, island kelpfish, Alloclinus holderi, bluebanded goby, Lythrypnus dalli, and kelp bass, Paralabrax, on giant sea bass, Stereolepis gigas   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: California Fish and Game, vol. 87, no. 3   
  Page(s): 87-92   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Stereolepis   
  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: Stereolepis   
  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: Stereolepis   
  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: Stereolepis   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Although Nelson (1994) retains this genus in Acropomatidae, he states that it might be "better recognized" in Polyprionidae. Is has been placed in Polyprionidae as recently as 2001 (Dewet-Oleson and Love, 2001)  



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