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Arius africanus

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Arius africanus was originally described as Arius falcarius africanus by Günther in 1867. It belongs to the family Ariidae and subfamily Ariinae. It is commonly known as African sea catfish but has many other common names such as Cangala africana in Mozambique, Fumi in Tanzania, United Rep. of, Mâchoiron africain in France, Marine catfish in Malaysia, Bagre africano in Spain. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   africanus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   in Playfair & Günther
Year   1867
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Subfamily  
Ariinae Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Subfamily   Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Original Name   Arius falcarius        
Taxon Name   africana
Original Combination   Arius falcarius africana
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Arius falcarius africana
OriginalSubGenus   Arius
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   in Playfair & Günther
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ariinae
Original Level   variety
Variety   var.
Type Locality   Pangani River, Madagascar.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:31 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Page   114

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Arius africanus
Current Species   africanus
Current Genus Arius
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1867
Current Family Ariidae
Current Subfamily
Ariinae Ariinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water
   

Current Summary   Valid as Arius africanus  Günther 1867. Ariidae: Ariinae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Arius africanus Günther 1867 -- (Taylor 1986:153 [ref. 6195], Burgess 1989:168 [ref. 12860], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Ng & Sparks 2003:15 [ref. 27207] with author as Boulenger 1911, Seegers et al. 2003:38 [ref. 28087] dated 1866, Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:14 [ref. 29031]). •Mention -- (Kailola 2004:146 [ref. 28108]). •Incertae sedis in Ariidae -- (Ferraris 2007:31 [ref. 29155]).

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acrocephalus Arius acrocephalus Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
acutirostris Arius acutirostris Day [F.] 1877Valid
acutivelis Arius acutivelis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
acutus Arius acutus Bleeker [P.] 1846Synonym
aeneus Arius aeneus (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883)Synonym
aequibarbis Arius aequibarbis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
africana Arius africana Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Synonym
agassizi Arius agassizi (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888)Synonym
agassizii Arius agassizii (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888)Synonym
alatus Arius alatus Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
albicans Arius albicans Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
albidus Arius albidus Valenciennes [A.] 1834Synonym
andamanensis Arius andamanensis Day [F.] 1871Synonym
angulatus Arius angulatus Bleeker [P.] 1846Synonym
arafurensis Arius arafurensis Hardenberg [J. D. F.] 1948Synonym
arenarius Arius arenarius (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Valid
arenatus Arius arenatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
argenteus Arius argenteus Lütken [C. F.] (ex Krøyer) 1874In family
argyropleuron Arius argyropleuron Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arius Arius arius (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
armiger Arius armiger De Vis [C. W.] 1884Synonym
ascita Arius ascita (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)In family
assimilis Arius assimilis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
atroplumbeus Arius atroplumbeus (Fowler [H. W.] 1931)Synonym
augustus Arius augustus Roberts [T. R.] 1978Synonym
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