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Plectorhinchus  Lacepède, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553263

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Plectorhynchus Lacepède, 1801
    Gaterin Forsskål, 1775
  Common Name(s): sweetlips [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  – triploblasts  
          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  
                                  FamilyHaemulidae  – grunts, burros y roncos, grogneurs  
                                     GenusPlectorhinchus Lacepède, 1801 – sweetlips  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus albovittatus (Rüppell, 1838) – Indian grunt, twostripe sweetlips 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus celebicus Bleeker, 1873  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus ceylonensis (Smith, 1956)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Lacepède, 1801 – harlequin sweetlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia (Bleeker, 1855) – goldenlined sweetlips 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus chubbi (Regan, 1919) – dusky rubberlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus cinctus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1843) – threebanded sweetlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus diagrammus (Linnaeus, 1758) – silverbanded sweetlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – lemonfish 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus gaterinus (Forsskål, 1775) – African grunt, blackspotted rubberlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus gibbosus (Lacepède, 1802) – black sweetlips 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus goldmanni (Bleeker, 1853) – diagonal-banded sweetlips 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus harrawayi (Smith, 1952)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus lessonii (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – yellowbanded sweetlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus macrolepis (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus macrospilus Satapoomin and Randall, 2000  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus mediterraneus (Guichenot, 1850)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus multivittatus (Macleay, 1878)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus obscurus (Günther, 1872)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus paulayi Steindachner, 1895  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus pictus (Tortonese, 1936)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus picus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus plagiodesmus Fowler, 1935 – barred rubberlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus playfairi (Pellegrin, 1914) – whitebarred rubberlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus polytaenia (Bleeker, 1852)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus schotaf (Forsskål, 1775) – somber sweetlips 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus sordidus (Klunzinger, 1870) – sordid rubberlip 
                                        Species Plectorhinchus umbrinus (Klunzinger, 1870)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus unicolor (Macleay, 1883)  
                                        Species Plectorhinchus vittatus (Linnaeus, 1758)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 07-May-2004, website (version 05-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Plectorhinchus   
  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: Plectorhinchus   
  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   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Plectorhinchus   
  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   
  Reference for: Plectorhinchus   
  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   
  Reference for: sweetlips[English]   

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