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Centropomus  Lacepčde, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 167643

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): snooks [English]
    robalos [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyCentropomidae  – robalos, snooks, centropomes  
                                        GenusCentropomus Lacepčde, 1802 – snooks, robalos  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Centropomus armatus Gill, 1863 – longspine snook, robalo espina larga 
                                           Species Centropomus ensiferus Poey, 1860 – swordspine snook, róbalo espinoso, robalo de espolón 
                                           Species Centropomus medius Günther, 1864 – blackfin snook, robalo aleta prieta 
                                           Species Centropomus mexicanus Bocourt, 1868 – largescale fat snook, robalo gordo, Contantino snook 
                                           Species Centropomus nigrescens Günther, 1864 – robalo prieto, robalo prieto, black snook, robalo negro 
                                           Species Centropomus parallelus Poey, 1860 – smallscale fat snook, fat snook, robalito, chucumite 
                                           Species Centropomus pectinatus Poey, 1860 – tarpon snook, róbalo prieto, constantino 
                                           Species Centropomus poeyi Chávez, 1961 – Mexican snook, robalo prieto 
                                           Species Centropomus robalito Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – constantino, constantino, robalo aleta amarilla, yellowfin snook 
                                           Species Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792) – common snook, snook, róbalo común, robalo blanco 
                                           Species Centropomus unionensis Bocourt, 1868 – humpback snook, robalo serrano 
                                           Species Centropomus viridis Lockington, 1877 – robalo plateado, white snook 

  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: Centropomus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Centropomus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Centropomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Centropomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Centropomus   
  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: Centropomus   
  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: Centropomus   
  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: Centropomus   

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