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Mugil longicauda  Guitart Manday and Alvarez-Lajonchere, 1976
Taxonomic Serial No.: 630313

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): rabúa [Spanish]
 
       
  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   
                            OrderMugiliformes  – mullets  
                               FamilyMugilidae  – mullets, grey mullets, lisas, muges  
                                  GenusMugil Linnaeus, 1758 incertae sedis – gray mullets  
                                     SpeciesMugil longicauda Guitart Manday and Alvarez-Lajonchere, 1976 – rabúa  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Ian Harrison  
  Notes: Resident Research Associate, Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York, 10024, USA   
  Reference for: Mugil longicauda    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 07-May-2004, website (version 05-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Mugil longicauda   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, and Lynne R. Parenti / Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and L. R. Parenti, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 2: The Marine Ichthyofauna of Cuba   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 21-57   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mugil longicauda, rabúa [Spanish]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Although listed as "status uncertain" by Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Fishes, 2003), on the advice of Dr. Ian Harrison (personal communication, June 2003), ITIS is listing Mugil longicauda Guitart Manday & Alvarez-Lajonchere 1976 as valid, and including it as incertae cedis in Mugil. Dr. Harrison suggests that it might be synonymous with M. curema (with which it is at least very similar), or conspecific with material that is identified as Mugil gaimardianus (a supressed name) by some researchers  
 

 

   

 
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