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Taxonomic Serial No.: 168019

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Acanthoclinidae
  Common Name(s): longfins [English]
    roundheads [English]
    spiny basslets [English]
  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  
                                  FamilyPlesiopidae  – longfins, roundheads, spiny basslets  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusAcanthoclinus Jenyns, 1841  
                                     GenusAcanthoplesiops Regan, 1912  
                                     GenusAssessor Whitley, 1935  
                                     GenusBeliops Hardy, 1985  
                                     GenusBelonepterygion McCulloch, 1915  
                                     GenusCalloplesiops Fowler and Bean, 1930  
                                     GenusFraudella Whitley, 1935  
                                     GenusParaplesiops Bleeker, 1875  
                                     GenusPlesiops Oken, 1817  
                                     GenusSteeneichthys Allen and Randall, 1985  
                                     GenusTrachinops Günther, 1861  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Plesiopidae   
  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: Plesiopidae   

 Geographic Information
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