Taxon profile


Black Manguruyu
Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)

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

Scientific synonyms

Pimelodus zungaro Humboldt, 1821
Pseudopimelodus zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)
Pseudopimelodus zungaro bufonius (non Valenciennes, 1840)
Bagrus flavicans Castelnau, 1855
Brachyplatystoma flavicans (Castelnau, 1855)
Pseudopimelodus humbdolti (Bleeker, 1858)
Zungaro humboldtii Bleeker, 1858
Paulicea jahu Ihering, 1898
Platystoma luetkeni Steindachner, 1877
Zungaro luetkeni (Steindachner, 1877)

Other names

= Gilded Catfish
= Jahu

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [47756]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28229]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)]
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 Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)]
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 Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Veríssimo, S.; C. S. Pavanelli; H. A. Britski; M. M. M. Moreira. (2005): Fish, Manso Reservior region of influence, Rio Paraguai basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil., Check List 1(1):1-9PDF [as Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821)]

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