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Acentrogobius  Bleeker, 1874
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172092

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): checkered 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  
                                     GenusAcentrogobius Bleeker, 1874 – checkered gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius audax Smith, 1959  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius caninus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837) – dogtoothed goby, dogtoothed goby 
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius chlorostigmatoides (Bleeker, 1849)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius dayi Koumans, 1941  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius ennorensis Menon and Rema Devi, 1980  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius griseus (Day, 1876) – grey goby, grey goby 
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius janthinopterus (Bleeker, 1852) – pupilspot goby 
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius masoni (Day, 1873) – manson's goby, manson's goby 
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius multifasciatus (Herre, 1927)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius pellidebilis Lee and Kim, 1992  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius pflaumii (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius pyrops (Whitley, 1954)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius simplex (Sauvage, 1880)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius suluensis (Herre, 1927)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius therezieni Kiener, 1963  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius viganensis (Steindachner, 1893)  
                                        SpeciesAcentrogobius viridipunctatus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837) – greenspotted goby, greenspotted goby 

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

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