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Benthodesmus tenuis  (Günther, 1877)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172383

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lepidopus tenuis Günther, 1877
 
    Lepidopus aomori Jordan and Snyder, 1901
 
    Benthodesmus benjamini Fowler, 1938
 
  Common Name(s): slender frostfish [English]
 
    ribbon scabbardfish [English]
 
    smalleye frostfish [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderScombroidei  – ribbonfishes, albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, bonites, germons, maquereaux, thons  
                                  FamilyTrichiuridae  – ribbonfishes, cutlassfishes, hairtails, sables, sabres de mer  
                                     SubfamilyAphanopodinae   
                                        GenusBenthodesmus Goode and Bean, 1882  
                                           SpeciesBenthodesmus tenuis (Günther, 1877) – slender frostfish, ribbon scabbardfish, smalleye frostfish  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 23-May-2008, website (version 23-May-08)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nakamura, I. and N.V. Parin   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snake Mackerels and Cutlassfishes of the world (Families Gempylidae and Trichiuridae): An annotated and illustrated catalogue of snake mackerels, snoeks, escolars, gemfishes, sackfishes, domine, oilfish, cutlassfishes, scabbardfishes, hairtails...   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis (125), vol. 15   
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  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nakamura, I., and N. V. Parin   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snake Mackerels and Cutlassfishes of the World (Families Gempylidae and Trichiuridae): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Snake Mackerels, Snoeks, Escolars, Gemfishes, Sackfishes, Domine, Oilfish, Cutlassfishes, Scabbardfishes, Hairtails...   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 15   
  Page(s): vii + 136   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-103124-X, 0014-5602  
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.   
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
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  Reference for: Benthodesmus tenuis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
       
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