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Plotosus Lacépède, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Plotosidae - eeltail catfishes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Plotosus abbreviatus Boulenger, 1895
species Plotosus brevibarbus Bessednov, 1967
species Plotosus caesius Hyrtl, 1859
species Plotosus canius Hamilton, 1822 - Black-tip Catfish
species Plotosus fisadoha Ng & Sparks, 2002
species Plotosus japonicus Yoshino & Kishimoto, 2008
species Plotosus laticeps Saville-Kent, 1889
species Plotosus limbatus Valenciennes, 1840 - Eel-catfish
species Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787) - Catfish-eel

Plotosus lineatus - Catfish-eel

species Plotosus nhatrangensis Prokofiev, 2008
species Plotosus nkunga Gomon & Taylor, 1982 - African Eel-catfish
species Plotosus papuensis Weber, 1910 - Papuan Catfish-eel

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3590]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Plotosus Lacepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [018f7575-1b11-4967-b718-2e88b3beaa32]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Plotosus Lacépède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Plotosus La Cepède, 1803]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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