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Scomberesox saurus saurus  (Walbaum, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 616694

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): billfish [English]
 
    North Atlantic saury [English]
 
    skipper [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderBeloniformes  – aiguilles de mer, orphies, needlefishes  
                               SuborderBelonoidei   
                                  SuperfamilyScomberesocoidea   
                                     FamilyScomberesocidae  – sauries, saury pikes, balaous, papardas  
                                        GenusScomberesox Lacepède, 1803 – sauries, skippers  
                                           SpeciesScomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792) – Atlantic saury, sauro atlántico, skipper garfish, balaou  
                                              SubspeciesScomberesox saurus saurus (Walbaum, 1792) – billfish, North Atlantic saury, skipper  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Scomberesox saurus saurus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sauries: Family Scomberesocidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 285-287   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scomberesox saurus saurus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Included by implication, the nominate subspecies  
 

 

   

 
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