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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: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Ovalentaria

Familia: Embiotocidae
Genus: Rhacochilus
Species: R. toxotes – R. vacca

Rhacochilus L. Agassiz, 1854: 367

Type species: Rhacochilus toxotes L. Agassiz, 1854
Type by monotypy
Gender: masculine


Damalichthys Girard, 1855
Pachylabrus Gibbons, 1854


Agassiz, L. 1854: Additional notes on the Holconoti. American Journal of Science and Arts (Series 2), 17: 365–369. BHL


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Rhacochilus is a genus of surfperches native to the eastern Pacific Ocean.

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

Rhacochilus toxotes Agassiz, 1854 (Rubberlip surfperch)
Rhacochilus vacca (Girard, 1855) (Pile perch)


Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Rhacochilus in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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