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Banded Knifefish
Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Gymnotiformes - knifefishes »  family Gymnotidae - nakedback knifefishes »  genus Gymnotus

Scientific synonyms

Carapus fasciatus (Pallas, 1769)
Carapus macrourus Cuvier, 1870
Giton fasciatus (Pallas, 1769)
Gymnotus albus Pallas, 1769
Gymnotus brachiurus Bloch, 1786
Gymnotus carapus Linnaeus, 1758
Gymnotus fasciatus Pallas, 1769
Gymnotus putaol Lacépède, 1800
Sternopygus carapo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sternopygus carapus Günther, 1870

Other names

= Cutlass Fish
= Eel Knifefish

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/10590]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10915]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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 Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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