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Lethrinus  Cuvier, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169130

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): porgies [English]
    scavengers [English]
    emperors [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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                                  FamilyLethrinidae  – porgies, rudderfishes, scavengers, emperor breams, emperors, pigface breams, sweetlips  
                                        GenusLethrinus Cuvier, 1829 – porgies, scavengers, emperors  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesLethrinus amboinensis Bleeker, 1854 – amboina porgy, Ambon emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910 – Pacific yellowtail emperor, reticulated emperor, tricky snapper, yellow morwong 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus atlanticus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – Atlantic scavenger, Atlantic emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus borbonicus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – snubnose emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus conchyliatus (Smith, 1959) – redaxil emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus crocineus Smith, 1959 – yellowtail emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus ehrenbergii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                           SpeciesLethrinus enigmaticus Smith, 1959 – blackeye emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus erythracanthus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – orange-spotted emperor, yellow-spotted emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus erythropterus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – longfin emperor, Mozambique emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus geniguttatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830  
                                           SpeciesLethrinus genivittatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – lancer, longspine emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus haematopterus Temminck and Schlegel, 1844 – Japanese scavenger, Chinese emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus harak (Forsskål, 1775) – blackspot emperor, thumbprint emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus laticaudis Alleyne and Macleay, 1877 – brown kelp-fish, coral bream, grass emperor, grass sweetlip, grey sweetlip, piggy, red-finned emperor, red-throat, snapper bream 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, 1802) – redspot emperor, pig-face bream, pink ear emperor, purple-eared emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus mahsena (Forsskål, 1775) – yellowtailed emperor, sky emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus microdon Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – smalltoothed pigface bream, smalltooth emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus miniatus (Forster in Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – longnosed emperor, lipper, red-throated emperor, sweetlip, tricky snapper, trumpet emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus nebulosus (Forsskål, 1775) – spangled emperor, blue emperor, Nor'-West snapper, sand snapper, yellow sweetlip 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus obsoletus (Forsskål, 1775) – orange-striped emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus olivaceus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – longface emperor, longnose emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus ornatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – ornate emperor, yellow-striped emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus ravus Carpenter and Randall, 2003  
                                           SpeciesLethrinus reticulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – reticulated emperor, red snout emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus rubrioperculatus Satô, 1978 – red-ears, red-gilled emperor, spotcheek emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus semicinctus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – black blotch emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus variegatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830 – veriegated emperor, slender emperor 
                                           SpeciesLethrinus xanthochilus Klunzinger, 1870 – yellowlip emperor 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Lethrinus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lethrinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Carpenter, Kent E., and Gerald R. Allen   
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Emperor Fishes and Large-Eye Breams of the World (Family Lethrinidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of Lethrinid species known to date.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 9   
  Page(s): 118   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-102889-3   
  Reference for: Lethrinus   
  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: Lethrinus   
  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: Lethrinus   

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