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species

Angler Catfish
Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Chacidae - squarehead or angler catfishes »  genus Chaca

Scientific synonyms

Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822
Chaca buchanani Günther, 1864
Chaca lophioides Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1832

Other names

= Indian Chaca

Least Concern

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10258]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/12475]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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