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species

Tiger Catfish
Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes, 1840)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Pimelodidae - long-whiskered catfishes »  genus Pseudoplatystoma

Scientific synonyms

Platystoma tigrinum Valenciennes, 1840
Platystoma punctatum Valenciennes, 1840
Platystoma truncatum Agassiz, 1829

Images

Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum - Tiger Catfish

Author: Jakub Pošva

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8695]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22463]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes, 1840)]
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 Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes, 1840)]
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 Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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