Taxon profile


Crucifex Catfish
Sciades proops (Valenciennes, 1840)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Ariidae - sea catfishes »  genus Sciades

Scientific synonyms

Bagrus proops Valenciennes, 1840
Sciadeichthys proops (Valenciennes, 1840)
Hexanematichthys proops (Valenciennes, 1840)
Arius proops (Valenciennes, 1840)

Other names

= Crucifix Catfish
= Crucifix Sea Catfish
= Crucifixfish
= Gillbacker
= Christfish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [955]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31141]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Sciades proops (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 Hexanematichthys proops (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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