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Selene  Lacepède, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 168679

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Vomer Cuvier, 1816
  Common Name(s): moonfishes [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  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                        FamilyCarangidae  – jacks, pompanos, carangues, pampanos, saurels, jureles y pámpanos  
                                           GenusSelene Lacepède, 1802 – moonfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Selene brevoortii (Gill, 1863) – jorobado mexicano, Mexican lookdown 
                                              Species Selene brownii (Cuvier, 1816) – Caribbean moonfish, jorobado luna 
                                              Species Selene dorsalis (Gill, 1863) – pampano 
                                              Species Selene gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                              Species Selene orstedii Lütken, 1880 – moonfish, dollarfish, jorobado carite, Mexican moonfish 
                                              Species Selene peruviana (Guichenot, 1866) – Pacific moonfish, jorobado papelillo 
                                              Species Selene setapinnis (Mitchill, 1815) – Atlantic moonfish, cara de caballo, jorobado caballa 
                                              Species Selene spixii (Castelnau, 1855)  
                                              Species Selene vomer (Linnaeus, 1758) – lookdown, jorobado, jorobado penacho 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Selene   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Selene   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Selene   
  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: Selene   
  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: Selene   
  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: Selene   

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