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species

Catfish-eel
Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)

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

Scientific synonyms

Silurus lineatus Thunberg, 1787
Platystacus anguillaris Bloch, 1794
Plotosus anguillaris (Bloch, 1794)
Silurus arab Forsskål, 1775
Plotosus arab Bleeker, 1862
Plotosus castaneus Valenciennes, 1840
Plotosus castaneoides Bleeker, 1851
Plotosus flavolineatus Whitley, 1941
Plotosus ikapor Lesson, 1831
Plotoseus ikapor Lesson, 1831

Other names

= Coral Catfish
= Eel Catfish
= Striped Catfish
= Striped Eel Catfish

Images


juvenile animal

Plotosus lineatus - Catfish-eel

Author: Petr Čech

Plotosus lineatus - Catfish-eel

Author: Petr Čech

Plotosus lineatus - Catfish-eel

Author: Petr Čech

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4706]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21121]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [493bc810-2a68-414e-bb4d-f73f599afcac]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)]
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 lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2913:korallenwelse-plotosus]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
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 Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)]
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 Plotosus anguillaris (Bloch, 1794)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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