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Liza  Jordan and Swain, 1884
Taxonomic Serial No.: 170375

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pteromugil Smith, 1948
    Strializa Smith, 1948
    Moolgarda Whitley, 1945
  Common Name(s): true lizas [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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderMugiliformes  – mullets  
                               FamilyMugilidae  – mullets, grey mullets, lisas, muges  
                                  GenusLiza Jordan and Swain, 1884 – true lizas  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Liza abu (Heckel, 1843)  
                                     Species Liza affinis (Günther, 1861)  
                                     Species Liza alata (Steindachner, 1892) – diamond mullet 
                                     Species Liza argentea (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) – tiger mullet 
                                     Species Liza aurata (Risso, 1810) – golden mullet 
                                     Species Liza carinata (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                     Species Liza dumerili (Steindachner, 1870) – groovy mullet 
                                     Species Liza falcipinnis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                     Species Liza grandisquamis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                     Species Liza haematocheilus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1845)  
                                     Species Liza klunzingeri (Day, 1888)  
                                     Species Liza lauvergnii (Eydoux and Souleyet, 1850)  
                                     Species Liza luciae (Penrith and Penrith, 1967) – St. Lucia mullet 
                                     Species Liza mandapamensis Thomson, 1997  
                                     Species Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836) – yellowfin mullet 
                                     Species Liza parsia (Hamilton, 1822) – goldspot mullet 
                                     Species Liza persicus (Senou, Randall and Okiyama in Randall, 1995)  
                                     Species Liza planiceps (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                     Species Liza ramado (Risso, 1810) – thinlipped mullet 
                                     Species Liza ramsayi (Macleay, 1883) – Ramsay's mullet 
                                     Species Liza richardsonii (Smith, 1846) – southern mullet 
                                     Species Liza saliens (Risso, 1810) – leaping grey mullet 
                                     Species Liza subviridis (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                     Species Liza tade (Forsskål, 1775) – greenback mullet 
                                     Species Liza tricuspidens (Smith, 1935) – striped mullet 
                                     Species Liza vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) – blackfin mullet, diamond-scale mullet, diamondscale mullet, squaretail mullet 

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

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