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Nicholsina

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Nicholsina is a genus of marine ray-finned fishes, parrotfishes from the family Scaridae. They are found in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans. The generic name honours the American ichthyologist John Treadwell Nichols (1883-1958) who was curator of fishes at the American Museum of Natural History.[2]

Species

There are currently three species classified in the genus:[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Nicholsina". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). Species of Nicholsina in FishBase. December 2019 version.
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Nicholsina: Brief Summary

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Nicholsina is a genus of marine ray-finned fishes, parrotfishes from the family Scaridae. They are found in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans. The generic name honours the American ichthyologist John Treadwell Nichols (1883-1958) who was curator of fishes at the American Museum of Natural History.

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