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Ophioscion  Gill, 1863
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169338

 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  
                                  FamilySciaenidae  – croakers, drums, roncadores, corbs, courbines, maigres, ombrines, corvinas y berrugatas, drums and croakers, tambours, coakers  
                                     GenusOphioscion Gill, 1863  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion adustus (Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1831)  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion imiceps (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882)  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion obscurus Hildebrand, 1946  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion panamensis Schultz, 1945  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion punctatissimus Meek and Hildebrand, 1925  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion scierus (Jordan and Gilbert, 1884) – corvineta parda, dusky croaker 
                                        SpeciesOphioscion simulus Gilbert in Jordan and Evermann, 1898  
                                        SpeciesOphioscion strabo Gilbert, 1897 – corvineta bizca, squint-eyed croaker 
                                        SpeciesOphioscion typicus Gill, 1863 – corvineta corredora, racer croaker 
                                        SpeciesOphioscion vermicularis (Günther, 1867) – corvineta cococha, wormlined croaker 

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

 Geographic Information
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