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Sicyopterus  Gill, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172020

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Vitraria Jordan and Evermann, 1903
    Microsicydium Bleeker, 1874
  Common Name(s): fatsnout 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  
                                     GenusSicyopterus Gill, 1860 – fatsnout rockclimbing gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Sicyopterus brevis de Beaufort, 1912  
                                        Species Sicyopterus caeruleus (Lacepède, 1800)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus caudimaculatus Maugé, Marquet and Laboute, 1992  
                                        Species Sicyopterus crassus Herre, 1927  
                                        Species Sicyopterus cynocephalus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus eudentatus Parenti and Maciolek, 1993 – finetooth rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus fasciatus (Day, 1874)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus franouxi (Pellegrin, 1935)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus fuliag Herre, 1927  
                                        Species Sicyopterus griseus (Day, 1877)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus hageni Popta, 1921  
                                        Species Sicyopterus japonicus (Tanaka, 1909)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus lacrymosus Herre, 1927  
                                        Species Sicyopterus lagocephalus (Pallas, 1770)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus lividus Parenti and Maciolek, 1993 – saddled rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus longifilis de Beaufort, 1912  
                                        Species Sicyopterus macrostetholepis (Bleeker, 1853) – yellowtail rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus marquesensis Fowler, 1932  
                                        Species Sicyopterus microcephalus (Bleeker, 1854)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus micrurus (Bleeker, 1853) – clinging goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus ouwensi Weber, 1913  
                                        Species Sicyopterus parvei (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        Species Sicyopterus pugnans (Ogilvie-Grant, 1884) – fatsnout rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus rapa Parenti and Maciolek, 1996  
                                        Species Sicyopterus sarasini Weber and de Beaufort, 1915  
                                        Species Sicyopterus stimpsoni (Gill, 1860) – Nopoli rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopterus wichmanni (Weber, 1894)  

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

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