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Trichiurus lepturus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172385

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Clupea haumela Forsskål, 1775
 
    Trichiurus argenteus Shaw, 1803
 
    Trichiurus lajor Bleeker, 1854
 
    Trichiurus malabaricus Day, 1865
 
    Trichiurus coxii Ramsay and Ogilby, 1887
 
    Trichiurus hamrela Bloch and Schneider, 1801
 
    Trichiurus electricus Forster, 1795
 
  Common Name(s): sable [Spanish]
 
    sable del Atlántico [Spanish]
 
    Atlantic cutlassfish [English]
 
    Australian hairtail [English]
 
    largehead hairtail [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                            InfraclassTeleostei   
                               SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                     SuborderScombroidei  – ribbonfishes, albacores, bonitos, mackerels, tunas, bonites, germons, maquereaux, thons  
                                        FamilyTrichiuridae  – ribbonfishes, cutlassfishes, hairtails, sables, sabres de mer  
                                           SubfamilyTrichiurinae   
                                              GenusTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758 – cutlassfishes, hairtails  
                                                 SpeciesTrichiurus lepturus Linnaeus, 1758 – sable, sable del Atlántico, Atlantic cutlassfish, Australian hairtail, largehead hairtail  
       

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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: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  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   
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cutlassfishes: Family Trichiuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 508-509   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
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  Reference for: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  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: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  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: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  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: Trichiurus lepturus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Trichiurus lepturus, Atlantic cutlassfish [English], sable del Atlántico [Spanish]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Reference for: Atlantic cutlassfish[English]   
       
  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: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
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  Reference for: Trichiurus lepturus   
       

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