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Upeneus sulphureus  Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169445

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): sunrise goatfish [English]
    sulphur goatfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                        FamilyMullidae  – goat fishes, chivos, surmulets, goatfishes, red mullets, surmullets  
                                           GenusUpeneus Cuvier, 1829  
                                              SpeciesUpeneus sulphureus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – sunrise goatfish, sulphur goatfish  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Upeneus sulphureus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Upeneus sulphureus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Randall, J. E. / Carpenter, Kent E., and Volker H. Niem  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mullidae: Goatfishes (surmullets)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes: The living marine resources of the western central Pacific, vol. 5, Bony fishes pt. 3 (Menidae to Pomacentridae)   
  Page(s): 3175-3200   
  Publisher: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104587-9   
  Reference for: Upeneus sulphureus   
  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: Upeneus sulphureus   

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