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Symbolophorus californiensis  (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 623871

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Symbolophorus californiense (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889)
    Myctophum californiense Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889
  Common Name(s): bigfin lanternfish [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  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                               FamilyMyctophidae  – linternillas, poissons-lanternes, lanternfishes  
                                     GenusSymbolophorus Bolin and Wisner in Bolin, 1959  
                                        SpeciesSymbolophorus californiensis (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889) – bigfin lanternfish  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Symbolophorus californiensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paxton, John R.  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nominal genera and species of laternfishes (family Myctophidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Contribution to Science (Los Ang.), no. 322   
  Page(s): 1-28   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Symbolophorus californiensis   
  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: Symbolophorus californiensis   

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