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Neogobius  Iljin, 1927
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172067

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ponticola Iljin, 1927
  Common Name(s): round 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  
                                     GenusNeogobius Iljin, 1927 – round gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius bathybius (Kessler, 1877)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius caspius (Eichwald, 1831)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius cephalargoides Pinchuk, 1976  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius constructor (Nordmann, 1840)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius cyrius (Kessler, 1874)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius eurycephalus (Kessler, 1874)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius fluviatilis (Pallas, 1814) – babka goby 
                                        SpeciesNeogobius gorlap Iljin in Berg, 1949  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius gymnotrachelus (Kessler, 1857)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius kessleri (Günther, 1861)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) – gobie à taches noires, round goby 
                                        SpeciesNeogobius platyrostris (Pallas, 1814)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius ratan (Nordmann, 1840)  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius rhodioni Vasil'yeva and Vasil'ev, 1994  
                                        SpeciesNeogobius syrman (Nordmann, 1840)  

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

 Geographic Information
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