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Calamus  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169195

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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: 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  
                                  FamilySparidae  – dorades, plumas, porgies  
                                     GenusCalamus Swainson, 1839  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Calamus arctifrons Goode and Bean, 1882 – grass porgy 
                                        Species Calamus bajonado (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) – jolthead porgy, bajonao violáceo, pluma 
                                        Species Calamus brachysomus (Lockington, 1880) – Pacific porgy, pluma marotilla 
                                        Species Calamus calamus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – saucereye porgy, pez de pluma 
                                        Species Calamus campechanus Randall and Caldwell, 1966 – Campeche porgy, pluma campechana 
                                        Species Calamus cervigoni Randall and Caldwell, 1966  
                                        Species Calamus leucosteus Jordan and Gilbert in Jordan, 1885 – whitebone porgy, pluma golfina 
                                        Species Calamus mu Randall and Caldwell, 1966  
                                        Species Calamus nodosus Randall and Caldwell, 1966 – knobbed porgy, mojarrón pecoso 
                                        Species Calamus penna (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1830) – sheepshead porgy, pez de pluma manchado, pluma manchada 
                                        Species Calamus pennatula Guichenot, 1868 – bajonao plateado, pluma, pluma del Caribe, pluma porgy 
                                        Species Calamus proridens Jordan and Gilbert, 1884 – littlehead porgy, pez de pluma rayado, pluma jorobada 
                                        Species Calamus taurinus (Jenyns, 1840)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Calamus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Calamus   
  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: Calamus   
  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   
  Reference for: Calamus   
  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: Calamus   

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