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Glass Knife Fish
Eigenmannia virescens (Valenciennes, 1842)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Gymnotiformes - knifefishes »  family Sternopygidae - glass knifefishes »  genus Eigenmannia

Scientific synonyms

Sternachus virescens Valenciennes, 1842
Sternatchus virescens Valenciennes, 1842
Sternopygus lineatus Müller & Troschel, 1845
Eigenmannia lineata (Müller & Troschel, 1845)
Sternopygus tumifrons Müller & Troschel, 1849

Other names

= Glass Knifefish

Images

Eigenmannia virescens - Glass Knife Fish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [12221]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8056]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Eigenmannia virescens (Valenciennes, 1842)]
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 Eigenmannia virescens (Valenciennes, 1842)]
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 Eigenmannia virescens (Valenciennes, 1836)]

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