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Diretmichthys parini  (Post and Quéro, 1981)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 622111

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Diretmoides parini Post and Quéro, 1981
  Common Name(s): black discfish [English]
    greater diretmid [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                        FamilyDiretmidae  – spinyfins  
                                           GenusDiretmichthys Kotlyar, 1990 – spinyfins  
                                              SpeciesDiretmichthys parini (Post and Quéro, 1981) – black discfish, greater diretmid  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Diretmichthys parini   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Spinyfins: Family Diretmidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 301-302   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Reference for: Diretmichthys parini   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Reference for: Diretmichthys parini   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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