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Ostracion nasus  Bloch, 1785
Taxonomic Serial No.: 646332

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rhynchostracion nasus (Bloch, 1785)
 
  Common Name(s): lognosed boxfish [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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   
                            OrderTetraodontiformes  – leatherjackets, cowfishes, filefishes, puffers, triggerfishes, trunkfishes, balistes, poissons-coffres, poissons-globes  
                               SuborderOstracioidei   
                                  FamilyOstraciidae  – cowfishes, trunkfishes, boxfishes, cofferfishes, coffres, peces cofre  
                                     GenusOstracion Linnaeus, 1758 – trunkfishes  
                                        SpeciesOstracion nasus Bloch, 1785 – lognosed boxfish  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 31-Oct-2014, website (version 31-Oct-14)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 03-Nov-2014   
  Reference for: Ostracion nasus   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  
       
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