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Monochirus lineatus  Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Taxonomic Serial No.: 616403

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Achirus achirus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Thomas A. Munroe  
  Notes: Systematic Zoologist, National Marine Fisheries Service; Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Monochirus lineatus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. ( Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Monochirus lineatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Desoutter, Martine, Francois Chapleau, Thomas A. Munroe, Bruno Chanet, and Monique Beaunier  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue critique des types de poissons du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (suite) Ordre des Pleuronectiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cybium, vol. 25, no. 4   
  Page(s): 299-368   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0399-0974   
  Reference for: Monochirus lineatus   

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  Comment: The four syntype specimens checked by Desoutter et al. 2001 were determined to be Achirus achirus, thus Monochirus lineatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) is a junior synonym of Achirus achirus (Linnaeus, 1758). Also see Achirus lineatus  



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