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Sicyopus  Gill, 1863
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): largemouth rockclimbing gobies [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  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderGobioidei  – gobies, gobies  
                                  FamilyGobiidae  – true gobies, gobies, gobios, gobies  
                                     GenusSicyopus Gill, 1863 – largemouth rockclimbing gobies  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Sicyopus auxilimentus Watson and Kottelat, 1994  
                                        Species Sicyopus bitaeniatus Maugé, Marquet and Laboute, 1992  
                                        Species Sicyopus cebuensis Chen and Shao, 1998  
                                        Species Sicyopus chloe Watson, Keith and Marquet, 2001  
                                        Species Sicyopus discordipinnis Watson, 1995  
                                        Species Sicyopus fehlmanni Parenti and Maciolek, 1993 – blackfin rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopus jonklaasi (Axelrod, 1972)  
                                        Species Sicyopus leprurus Sakai and Nakamura, 1979 – specklefin rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopus multisquamatus de Beaufort, 1912  
                                        Species Sicyopus mystax Watson and Allen, 1999  
                                        Species Sicyopus nigriradiatus Parenti and Maciolek, 1993 – gray rockclimbing goby 
                                        Species Sicyopus zosterophorum (Bleeker, 1857) – belted rockclimbing goby 

  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: Sicyopus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Sicyopus   
  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: Sicyopus   

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