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Taxonomic Serial No.: 622712

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                            OrderLophiiformes  – baudroies, anglerfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Family Caulophrynidae  – fanfin anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Centrophrynidae  – deepsea anglerfishes, deep-sea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Ceratiidae  – seadevils, deepsea anglerfishes, poissons-pêcheurs, peces anzuelo 
                                     Family Diceratiidae  – diceratid anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Gigantactinidae  – whipnose anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes, whipnoses 
                                     Family Himantolophidae  – footballfishes, peces balón, poissons-football, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Linophrynidae  – devil anglers, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Melanocetidae  – devil-anglers, blackdevils, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Neoceratiidae  – neoceratiid anglerfishes, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Oneirodidae  – dreamers, deepsea anglerfishes 
                                     Family Thaumatichthyidae  – wonderfishes, deepsea anglerfishes 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  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: Ceratioidea   

 Geographic Information
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