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Taxonomic Serial No.: 635303

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  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  
                            OrderAnguilliformes  – eels, anguilles  
                                  FamilyMuraenidae  – morays, morenas, murènes, moray eels  
    Direct Children:  
                                        GenusEchidna Forster, 1777  
                                        GenusEnchelycore Kaup, 1856  
                                        GenusEnchelynassa Kaup, 1855  
                                        GenusGymnomuraena Lacepède, 1803  
                                        GenusGymnothorax Bloch, 1795 – common morays 
                                        GenusMonopenchelys Böhlke and McCosker, 1982  
                                        GenusMuraena Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        GenusPseudechidna Bleeker, 1863  
                                        GenusRhinomuraena Garman, 1888  
                                        GenusStrophidon McClelland, 1844 – giant slender morays 
                                      SubfamilyMuraeninae  incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                        SpeciesLeptocephalus erythraeus D'Ancona, 1928  
                                        SpeciesLeptocephalus grassianus D'Ancona, 1928  
                                        SpeciesLeptocephalus muraenoides D'Ancona, 1928  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Böhlke, E. B., J. E. Böhlke, M. M. Leiby, J. E. McCosker, et al. / Böhlke, Eugenia B., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Orders Anguilliformes and Saccopharyngiformes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, no. 1, pt. 9, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xvii + 1-656   
  Publisher: Sears Foundation for Marine Research, Yale University   
  Publication Place: New Haven, Connecticut, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-935868-45-3   
  Reference for: Muraeninae   
  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: Muraeninae   

 Geographic Information
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