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Kyphosus  Lacepède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169504

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Segutilum Whitley, 1931
 
    Pimelepterus Lacepède, 1802
 
  Common Name(s): rudderfishes [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   
                                  FamilyKyphosidae  – pilotfishes, rudderfishes, sea chubs, chopas, kyphoses  
                                     SubfamilyKyphosinae  – rudderfishes  
                                        GenusKyphosus Lacepède, 1801 – rudderfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus analogus (Gill, 1862) – blue-bronze chub, chopa rayada, salema 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus bigibbus Lacepède, 1801 – striped drummer 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus cinerascens (Forsskål, 1775) – bluefish, rudderfish, bluefish, rudderfish 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus cornelii (Whitley, 1944)  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus elegans (Peters, 1869) – chopa, chopa, chopa de Cortés, Cortez sea chub 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus gallveii (Cunningham, 1910)  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus hawaiiensis Sakai and Nakabo, 2004  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus incisor (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831) – yellow chub, chopa amarilla 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus lembus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1831)  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus lutescens (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882) – chopa de Revillagigedo, Revillagigedo sea chub 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus pacificus Sakai and Nakabo, 2004  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus sectator (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                           SpeciesKyphosus sydneyanus (Günther, 1886) – silver drummer 
                                           SpeciesKyphosus vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) – lowfinned drummer 
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Kyphosus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Kyphosus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
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  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kyphosus   
       
  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: Kyphosus   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Kyphosus   
       

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