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Lutjanus erythropterus  Bloch, 1790
Taxonomic Serial No.: 550931

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): crimson snapper [English]
    saddletailed sea perch [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                  OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                        FamilyLutjanidae  – sea perches, snappers, perches de mer, vivaneaux, fusiliers, pargos y huachinangos  
                                              GenusLutjanus Bloch, 1790 – snappers, common snappers  
                                                 SpeciesLutjanus erythropterus Bloch, 1790 – crimson snapper, saddletailed sea perch  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Lutjanus erythropterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allen, G. R.  
  Publication Date: 1985   
  Article/Chapter Title: Snappers of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Cataloque of Lutjanid Species Known to Date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 6   
  Page(s): vi + 208   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102321-2   
  Reference for: Lutjanus erythropterus   

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