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Scatophagus argus  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170321

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cacodoxus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
 
    Chaetodon argus Linnaeus, 1766
 
    Chaetodon atromaculatus Bennett, 1830
 
    Ephippus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
 
    Scatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
 
    Scatophagus argus atromaculatus (Bennett, 1830)
 
    Scatophagus ornatus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831
 
    Scatophagus purpurascens Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831
 
    Scatophagus bougainvillii Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831
 
    Chaetodon pairatalis Hamilton, 1822
 
    Scatophagus quadratus De Vis, 1882
 
    Sargus maculatus Gronow in Gray, 1854
 
    Scatophagus alternans Castelnau, 1879
 
    Scatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880
 
  Common Name(s): scat [English]
 
    spotted scat [English]
 
    argusfish [English]
 
       
  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   
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                  FamilyScatophagidae  – spadefishes, butterfishes, scats  
                                     GenusScatophagus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831 – spotted scats  
                                        SpeciesScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) – scat, spotted scat, argusfish  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. (http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp). Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: argusfish[English]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus, spotted scat [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  
       
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