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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors/Superordo: Protacanthopterygii
Ordo: Argentiniformes
Subordo: Argentinoidei

Familia: Argentinidae
Genus: Argentina
Species: A. aliceae – †A. antarctica – A. australiae – A. brasiliensis – A. brucei – A. elongata – A. euchus – A. georgei – A. kagoshimae – †A. longirostris – A. sialis – A. silus – A. sphyraena – A. stewarti – A. striata – †A. tricrenulata


Argentina Linnaeus, 1758
Gender: feminine
Type species: Argentina sphyraena, Linnaeus, 1758
Fixation: monotypy


Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiæ: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii. i–ii, 1–824 pp DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.542: 315. Reference page.
Argentina – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Argentina (Argentinidae) in the World Register of Marine Species

Argentina /ɑːrdʒənˈtaɪnə/ is a genus of fishes in the family Argentinidae.

There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus:[1]

Argentina aliceae Cohen & Atsaides, 1969 (Alice Argentina)
Argentina australiae Cohen, 1958
Argentina brasiliensis Kobyliansky, 2004
Argentina brucei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969 (Bruce's Argentine)
Argentina elongata F. W. Hutton, 1879
Argentina euchus Cohen, 1961
Argentina georgei Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
Argentina kagoshimae D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902
Argentina lei
Argentina sialis C. H. Gilbert, 1890 (North-Pacific Argentine)
Argentina silus (Ascanius, 1775) (Greater Argentine)
Argentina sphyraena Linnaeus, 1758 (Argentine)
Argentina stewarti Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
Argentina striata Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896 (Striated Argentine)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Argentina in FishBase. February 2012 version.

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