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Hoplostethus  Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166138

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 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  
                                  FamilyTrachichthyidae  – redfishes, roughies, slime heads, hoplites, relojes  
                                     GenusHoplostethus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Hoplostethus abramovi Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889 – orange roughy 
                                        Species Hoplostethus cadenati Quéro, 1974  
                                        Species Hoplostethus confinis Kotlyar, 1980  
                                        Species Hoplostethus crassispinus Kotlyar, 1980  
                                        Species Hoplostethus druzhinini Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus fragilis (de Buen, 1959)  
                                        Species Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914  
                                        Species Hoplostethus intermedius (Hector, 1875)  
                                        Species Hoplostethus islandicus Kotthaus, 1952  
                                        Species Hoplostethus japonicus Hilgendorf, 1879  
                                        Species Hoplostethus marisrubri Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829 – Mediterranean redfish 
                                        Species Hoplostethus melanopterus Fowler, 1938  
                                        Species Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)  
                                        Species Hoplostethus mento (Garman, 1899)  
                                        Species Hoplostethus metallicus Fowler, 1938  
                                        Species Hoplostethus mikhailini Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus occidentalis Woods in Woods and Sonoda, 1973 – Atlantic roughy, western roughy 
                                        Species Hoplostethus pacificus Garman, 1899  
                                        Species Hoplostethus rifti Kotlyar, 1986  
                                        Species Hoplostethus rubellopterus Kotlyar, 1980  
                                        Species Hoplostethus shubnikovi Kotlyar, 1980  
                                        Species Hoplostethus tenebricus Kotlyar, 1980  
                                        Species Hoplostethus vniro Kotlyar, 1995  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 12-Nov-2002, website (version 12-Nov-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Hoplostethus   
  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: Hoplostethus   

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