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species

Butter Catfish
Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Siluridae - sheatfishes »  genus Ompok

Scientific synonyms

Silurus bimaculatus Bloch, 1794
Wallago bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Callichrous bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Ompak bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Pseudosilurus bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Silurus affinis Swainson, 1839
Callichrus affinis (Swainson, 1839)
Callichrous ceylonensis Günther, 1864
Silurus chechra Hamilton, 1822
Callichrous chechra (Hamilton, 1822)

Other names

= Glass Catfish
= Indian Butter-catfish
= Twospot Catfish

Near Threatened

Images

Ompok bimaculatus - Butter Catfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6535]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/18432]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)]
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 Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)]
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 Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)]
Data retrieved on: 18 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 Ompok microcephalus (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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