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Menziesichthys  Nalbant and Mayer, 1971
Taxonomic Serial No.: 690351

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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 ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderOphidiiformes  – ophidiiforms  
                                  FamilyOphidiidae  – brotulas, cusk eels, brótulas y congriperlas, congriperlas, donzelles, brótulas, cusk-eels  
                                        GenusMenziesichthys Nalbant and Mayer, 1971  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Menziesichthys bacescui Nalbant and Mayer, 1971  

  Expert: Dr. David L. Stein  
  Notes: NOAA/NMFS Systematics Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, National Museum of Natural History, MRC-0153, Washington, DC 20013-7012   
  Reference for: Menziesichthys    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Sep-2004, website (version 16-Sep-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Menziesichthys   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stein, David L., Roberto Meléndez C., and Ismael Kong U.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Review of Chilean Snailfishes (Liparididae, Scorpaeniformes) with Descriptions of a New Genus and Three New Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Copeia, vol. 1991, no. 2   
  Page(s): 358-373   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Reference for: Menziesichthys   

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  Comment: Stein, D. L., et al. (1991) suggested that the genus Menziesichthys Nalbant and Mayer, 1971, actually belongs in the family Ophidiidae. Stein (personal communication) tentatively suggest that Menziesichthys belongs in the subfamily Neobythitinae  



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