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Electric Catfish
Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Malapteruridae - electric catfishes »  genus Malapterurus

Scientific synonyms

Malapterurus electricus ogoouensis (non Sauvage, 1879)
Malopterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)
Silurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788
Silurus electricus Gmelin, 1789

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15814]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2087]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [182850]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
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 Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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