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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

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

Other names

= Cutlass Fish
= Eel Knifefish

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10915]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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
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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