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Meiacanthus  Norman, 1943
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171314

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                               SuborderBlennioidei  – blennies, blennidés  
                                  FamilyBlenniidae  – blennies, combtooth blennies, scaleless blennies, blennidés, blennies, gonelles, papillons de mer, blennies à dents de peigne, borrachos  
                                     GenusMeiacanthus Norman, 1943  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Meiacanthus abditus Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus anema (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        Species Meiacanthus atrodorsalis (Günther, 1877)  
                                        Species Meiacanthus bundoon Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus crinitus Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus ditrema Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus fraseri Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus geminatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus grammistes (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836) – creamy striped blenny, creamy striped blenny, striped blenny 
                                        Species Meiacanthus kamoharai Tomiyama in Tomiyama and Abe, 1956  
                                        Species Meiacanthus limbatus Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus lineatus (De Vis, 1884)  
                                        Species Meiacanthus luteus Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus mossambicus Smith, 1959  
                                        Species Meiacanthus naevius Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus nigrolineatus Smith-Vaniz, 1969  
                                        Species Meiacanthus oualanensis (Günther, 1880)  
                                        Species Meiacanthus phaeus Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus procne Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus reticulatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976  
                                        Species Meiacanthus smithi Klausewitz, 1962  
                                        Species Meiacanthus tongaensis Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus urostigma Smith-Vaniz, Satapoomin and Allen, 2001  
                                        Species Meiacanthus vicinus Smith-Vaniz, 1987  
                                        Species Meiacanthus vittatus Smith-Vaniz, 1976  

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