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Sciaenidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169237

 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:  
                                     GenusAplodinotus Rafinesque, 1819 – river drums, thunderpumpers, freshwater drums 
                                     GenusArgyrosomus De la Pylaie, 1835  
                                     GenusAspericorvina Fowler, 1934  
                                     GenusAtractoscion Gill, 1862  
                                     GenusAtrobucca Chu, Lo and Wu, 1963  
                                     GenusAustronibea Trewavas, 1977  
                                     GenusBahaba Herre, 1935  
                                     GenusBairdiella Gill, 1861 – mademoiselle, striped croakers 
                                     GenusBoesemania Trewavas, 1977  
                                     GenusCheilotrema Tschudi, 1846  
                                     GenusChrysochir Trewavas and Yazdani, 1966  
                                     GenusCilus Delfin, 1900  
                                     GenusCollichthys Günther, 1860  
                                     GenusCorvula Jordan and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                     GenusCtenosciaena Fowler and Bean, 1923  
                                     GenusCynoscion Gill, 1861 – sea trout, weak fishes, seatrouts 
                                     GenusDaysciaena Talwar, 1970  
                                     GenusDendrophysa Trewavas, 1964  
                                     GenusElattarchus Jordan and Evermann, 1896  
                                     GenusEquetus Rafinesque, 1815 – ribbonfishes 
                                     GenusGenyonemus Gill, 1861  
                                     GenusIsopisthus Gill, 1862  
                                     GenusJohnius Bloch, 1793 – maigres, maigres 
                                     GenusKathala Mohan, 1969  
                                     GenusLarimichthys Jordan and Starks, 1905  
                                     GenusLarimus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                     GenusLeiostomus Lacepède, 1802 – spots 
                                     GenusLonchurus Bloch, 1793  
                                     GenusMacrodon Schinz, 1822  
                                     GenusMacrospinosa Mohan, 1969  
                                     GenusMegalonibea Chu, Lo and Wu, 1963  
                                     GenusMenticirrhus Gill, 1861 – kingfishes, weakfishes 
                                     GenusMicropogonias Bonaparte, 1831 – finebarbel croakers 
                                     GenusMiichthys Lin, 1938  
                                     GenusMiracorvina Trewavas, 1962  
                                     GenusNebris Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                     GenusNibea Jordan and Thompson, 1911  
                                     GenusOdontoscion Gill, 1862  
                                     GenusOphioscion Gill, 1863  
                                     GenusOtolithes Oken, 1817  
                                     GenusOtolithoides Fowler, 1933  
                                     GenusPachypops Gill, 1861  
                                     GenusPachyurus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831  
                                     GenusPanna Mohan, 1969  
                                     GenusParalonchurus Bocourt, 1869  
                                     GenusParanebris Chao, Béarez and Robertson, 2001  
                                     GenusParanibea Trewavas, 1977  
                                     GenusPareques Gill in Goode, 1876  
                                     GenusPennahia Fowler, 1926  
                                     GenusPentheroscion Trewavas, 1962  
                                     GenusPetilipinnis Casatti, 2002  
                                     GenusPlagioscion Gill, 1861  
                                     GenusPogonias Lacepède, 1801 – black drums 
                                     GenusProtonibea Trewavas, 1971  
                                     GenusProtosciaena Sasaki, 1989  
                                     GenusPseudotolithus Bleeker, 1863  
                                     GenusPteroscion Fowler, 1925  
                                     GenusPterotolithus Fowler, 1933  
                                     GenusRoncador Jordan and Gilbert, 1880  
                                     GenusSciaena Linnaeus, 1758 – black drums, black drums 
                                     GenusSciaenops Gill, 1863 – red drums 
                                     GenusSeriphus Ayres, 1860  
                                     GenusSonorolux Trewavas, 1977  
                                     GenusStellifer Oken, 1817  
                                     GenusTotoaba Villamar, 1980  
                                     GenusUmbrina 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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