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Sicydium  Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 171957

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): American rockclimbing gobies [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  
          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  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyGobiidae  – true gobies, gobies, gobios, gobies  
                                     GenusSicydium Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837 – American rockclimbing gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Sicydium adelum Bussing, 1996  
                                        Species Sicydium altum Meek, 1907  
                                        Species Sicydium antillarum Ogilvie-Grant, 1884  
                                        Species Sicydium brevifile Ogilvie-Grant, 1884  
                                        Species Sicydium buscki Evermann and Clark, 1906 – Busck's stone-biting goby, Dominican rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicydium cocoensis (Heller and Snodgrass, 1903)  
                                        Species Sicydium crenilabrum Harrison, 1993  
                                        Species Sicydium fayae Brock, 1942  
                                        Species Sicydium gilberti Watson, 2000  
                                        Species Sicydium gymnogaster Ogilvie-Grant, 1884 – dormilón de Veracruz, smoothbelly goby 
                                        Species Sicydium hildebrandi Eigenmann, 1918  
                                        Species Sicydium multipunctatum Regan, 1906 – dormilón pecoso, multispotted goby 
                                        Species Sicydium plumieri (Bloch, 1786) – sirajo, Plumier's stone-biting goby, tri-tri goby 
                                        Species Sicydium punctatum Perugia, 1896 – spotted algae-eating goby, Antillian rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicydium rosenbergii (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        Species Sicydium salvini Ogilvie-Grant, 1884  

  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: Sicydium    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Sicydium   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sicydium   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Sicydium   

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