Family Argentinidae - Argentines or herring smelts
  Order
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 2 | Species : 27 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
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Marine
  Aquarium
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none
  First Fossil Record
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  Remark
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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Eyes not tubular. Adipose fin over anal fin base. With postcleithra and mesocoracoid. Origin of dorsal fin in front of pelvics. Pectoral fin base on ventrolateral surface. Fin rays: dorsal 10-14, anal 10-17, pectoral 11-25, pelvic 10-15. Brachiostegal 4-6 rays. Vertebrae 43-70 (many with 46-55).
  Etymology
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Latin, argentum = silver ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
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nonguarders
  Typical activity level
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normal
  Main Ref
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  Coordinator
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Protacanthopterygii | Argentiniformes | Argentinidae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Argentinidae as currently in FishBase

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This list uses some data from Catalog of Fishes (not shown but used to sort names).

In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 15-11-2013 (Ref. 94485).

The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Argentina sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758
acceptedseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Osmerus hebridicus Yarrell, 1839
synonymjuniororiginal1
Argentina hebridica (Yarrell, 1839)
synonymjuniornew
synonymjuniororiginal1
Argentina cuvieri Valenciennes, 1848
synonymjuniororiginal1
Argentina yarrelli Valenciennes, 1848
synonymjuniororiginal1
Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775)
acceptedseniornew
Salmo silus Ascanius, 1775
synonymseniororiginal1
Argentina elongata Hutton, 1879
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina sialis Gilbert, 1890
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina striata Goode & Bean, 1896
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina kagoshimae Jordan & Snyder, 1902
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniorchange in rank
synonymseniororiginal1
Argentina elongata (non Hutton, 1879)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Argentina euchus Cohen, 1961
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina sphyraena (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Argentina aliceae Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina brucei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina georgei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina stewarti Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina brasiliensis Kobyliansky, 2004
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon leioglossus (Valenciennes, 1848)
acceptedseniornew
Argentina leioglossa Valenciennes, 1848
synonymseniororiginal1
! Glossanodon leiglossus (Valenciennes, 1848)
synonymseniornew
Argentina silus (non Ascanius, 1775)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Glossanodon semifasciatus (Kishinouye, 1904)
acceptedseniornew
Argentina semifasciata Kishinouye, 1904
synonymseniororiginal1
Glossanodon lineatus (Matsubara, 1943)
acceptedseniornew
Leuroglossus lineatus Matsubara, 1943
synonymseniororiginal1
Glossanodon polli Cohen, 1958
acceptedseniororiginal1
Argentina sphyraena (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon mildredae Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon danieli Parin & Shcherbachev, 1982
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon nazca Parin & Shcherbachev, 1982
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon australis Kobyliansky, 1998
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon elongatus Kobyliansky, 1998
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon melanomanus Kobyliansky, 1998
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon pseudolineatus Kobyliansky, 1998
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glossanodon kotakamaru Endo & Nashida, 2010
acceptedseniororiginal1
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