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Sundasalangidae  Roberts, 1981
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553191

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Sundaland noodlefishes [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  
    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   
                         SuperorderClupeomorpha   
                            OrderClupeiformes  – anchois, harengs, anchovies, herrings  
                               SuborderClupeoidei   
                                  FamilySundasalangidae Roberts, 1981 – Sundaland noodlefishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Sundasalanx Roberts, 1981  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Bruce B. Collette  
  Notes: Senior Scientist, National Systematics Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service; Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Sundasalangidae    
       
  Expert: Ralf Britz  
  Notes: Visiting Researcher, Division of Fishes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Sundasalangidae    
       
  Expert: William N. Eschmeyer  
  Notes: Senior Curator and Chairman, Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4599, USA   
  Reference for: Sundasalangidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sundasalangidae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Nelson (1994) listed the Sundasalangidae as an osmerid family, but Ralf Britz (personal communication, November 2003) noted that "It is very clear that Sundasalanx is a clupeoid, Darrell Siebert thought it might be the sister group of the clupeid Jenkinsia, but Kottelat & I disagreed saying that so little is known about Southeast Asian clupeomorphs that we thought Siebert's conclusion is premature. Sundasalanx might well turn out to be a clupeid, but we assigned it to its own family mainly to encourage people to keep having a closer look at its relationships"  
 

 

   

 
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