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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina usta (Valenciennes, 1840) 
AphiaID: 159298

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSparisomatinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina usta usta (Valenciennes, 1840)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina Fowler, 1915
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoremerald parrotfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorloro esmeralda  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina usta collettei Schultz, 1968
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicholsina usta usta (Valenciennes, 1840)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus rufimaculatus Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (24 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Absent in Bermuda, Bahamas and West Indies  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159298
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-01-08 14:50:09Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2013-05-30 06:55:16Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Nicholsina usta (Valenciennes, 1840). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159298 on 2014-08-28
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