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Sciaenidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169237

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): croakers [English]
 
    drums [English]
 
    roncadores [English]
 
    corbs [French]
 
    courbines [French]
 
    maigres [French]
 
    ombrines [French]
 
    corvinas y berrugatas [Spanish]
 
    drums and croakers [English]
 
    tambours [French]
 
    coakers [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  
    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   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderPercoidei   
                                  FamilySciaenidae  – croakers, drums, roncadores, corbs, courbines, maigres, ombrines, corvinas y berrugatas, drums and croakers, tambours, coakers  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Aplodinotus Rafinesque, 1819 – river drums, thunderpumpers, freshwater drums 
                                     Genus Argyrosomus De la Pylaie, 1835  
                                     Genus Aspericorvina Fowler, 1934  
                                     Genus Atractoscion Gill, 1862  
                                     Genus Atrobucca Chu, Lo and Wu, 1963  
                                     Genus Austronibea Trewavas, 1977  
                                     Genus Bahaba Herre, 1935  
                                     Genus Bairdiella Gill, 1861 – mademoiselle, striped croakers 
                                     Genus Boesemania Trewavas, 1977  
                                     Genus Cheilotrema Tschudi, 1846  
                                     Genus Chrysochir Trewavas and Yazdani, 1966  
                                     Genus Cilus Delfin, 1900  
                                     Genus Collichthys Günther, 1860  
                                     Genus Corvula Jordan and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                     Genus Ctenosciaena Fowler and Bean, 1923  
                                     Genus Cynoscion Gill, 1861 – sea trout, weak fishes, seatrouts 
                                     Genus Daysciaena Talwar, 1970  
                                     Genus Dendrophysa Trewavas, 1964  
                                     Genus Elattarchus Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                     Genus Equetus Rafinesque, 1815 – ribbonfishes 
                                     Genus Genyonemus Gill, 1861  
                                     Genus Isopisthus Gill, 1862  
                                     Genus Johnius Bloch, 1793 – maigres, maigres 
                                     Genus Kathala Mohan, 1969  
                                     Genus Larimichthys Jordan and Starks, 1905  
                                     Genus Larimus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                     Genus Leiostomus Lacepède, 1802 – spots 
                                     Genus Lonchurus Bloch, 1793  
                                     Genus Macrodon Schinz, 1822  
                                     Genus Macrospinosa Mohan, 1969  
                                     Genus Megalonibea Chu, Lo and Wu, 1963  
                                     Genus Menticirrhus Gill, 1861 – kingfishes, weakfishes 
                                     Genus Micropogonias Bonaparte, 1831 – finebarbel croakers 
                                     Genus Miichthys Lin, 1938  
                                     Genus Miracorvina Trewavas, 1962  
                                     Genus Nebris Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                     Genus Nibea Jordan and Thompson, 1911  
                                     Genus Odontoscion Gill, 1862  
                                     Genus Ophioscion Gill, 1863  
                                     Genus Otolithes Oken, 1817  
                                     Genus Otolithoides Fowler, 1933  
                                     Genus Pachypops Gill, 1861  
                                     Genus Pachyurus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831  
                                     Genus Panna Mohan, 1969  
                                     Genus Paralonchurus Bocourt, 1869  
                                     Genus Paranebris Chao, Béarez and Robertson, 2001  
                                     Genus Paranibea Trewavas, 1977  
                                     Genus Pareques Gill in Goode, 1876  
                                     Genus Pennahia Fowler, 1926  
                                     Genus Pentheroscion Trewavas, 1962  
                                     Genus Petilipinnis Casatti, 2002  
                                     Genus Plagioscion Gill, 1861  
                                     Genus Pogonias Lacepède, 1801 – black drums 
                                     Genus Protonibea Trewavas, 1971  
                                     Genus Protosciaena Sasaki, 1989  
                                     Genus Pseudotolithus Bleeker, 1863  
                                     Genus Pteroscion Fowler, 1925  
                                     Genus Pterotolithus Fowler, 1933  
                                     Genus Roncador Jordan and Gilbert, 1880  
                                     Genus Sciaena Linnaeus, 1758 – black drums, black drums 
                                     Genus Sciaenops Gill, 1863 – red drums 
                                     Genus Seriphus Ayres, 1860  
                                     Genus Sonorolux Trewavas, 1977  
                                     Genus Stellifer Oken, 1817  
                                     Genus Totoaba Villamar, 1980  
                                     Genus Umbrina Cuvier, 1816 – croakers, roncadores 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Sciaenidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: corbs[French], courbines [French], maigres [French], ombrines [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sciaenidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sciaenidae   
       
  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   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Sciaenidae   
       
  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: Sciaenidae   
       
  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: corvinas y berrugatas[Spanish], drums and croakers [English], tambours [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: Sciaenidae, croakers [English]   
       

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