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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  – triploblasts  
          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  
                               SuborderAcanthuroidei  – surgeonfishes  
                                  FamilyScatophagidae  – spadefishes, butterfishes, scats  
                                     GenusScatophagus Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831 – spotted scats  
                                        SpeciesScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) – scat, spotted scat, argusfish  

  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. ( Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus   
  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   
  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   
  Reference for: Scatophagus argus, spotted scat [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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