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Taxonomic Serial No.: 553226

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Parapercidae
  Common Name(s): sandperches [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  
                               SuborderTrachinoidei  – stargazers, weevers, lottes, vives  
                                  FamilyPinguipedidae  – sandperches  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusKochichthys Kamohara, 1961  
                                     GenusParapercis Bleeker, 1863 – sand-divers 
                                     GenusPinguipes Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829  
                                     GenusProlatilus Gill, 1865  
                                     GenusPseudopercis Miranda Ribeiro, 1903  

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  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: Pinguipedidae, sandperches [English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Regarding the family name Mugiloididae, Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Life, 2004) states that its type genus, Mugiloides Lacepède 1803, "is evidently based on a mullet, family Mugilidae... This means that the family name Mugiloididae (or Mugiloidae) no longer is used for the fishes known as sandperches; the oldest family name available for them is the Pinguipedidae"  



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