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Arius argyropleuron


Arius argyropleuron was originally described as Arius argyropleuron by Valenciennes in 1840. It belongs to the family Ariidae and subfamily Ariinae. It is commonly known as Sharp-headed catfish and is known Longsnout catfish in Australia, Sharp-headed catfish in Papua New Guinea. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   argyropleuron
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1840
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Ariinae Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Subfamily   Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Original Name   Arius        
Taxon Name   argyropleuron
Original Combination   Arius argyropleuron
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Arius argyropleuron
OriginalSubGenus   Arius
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1840
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ariinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Java, Indonesia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:51 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 3041
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 15
Page   104

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Plicofollis argyropleuron
Current Species   argyropleuron
Current Genus Plicofollis
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1840
Current Family Ariidae
Current Subfamily
Ariinae Ariinae

Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs in inshore waters over soft bottoms (Ref. 7300).
argyropleuron, Arius Valenciennes (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:104 [Hist. Nat. Poiss. v. 15; ref. 1008]. Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 3041. Plicofollis argyropleuron (Valenciennes 1840). Ariidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Plicofollis argyropleuron  (Valenciennes 1840). Ariidae: Ariinae.
Name History   •Valid as Arius argyropleuron Valenciennes 1840 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:218 [ref. 12442], Burgess 1989:168 [ref. 12860], Kottelat et al. 1993:79 [ref. 23448], Kottelat & Lim 1995:243 [ref. 23210], Larson & Williams 1997:348 [ref. 23967], Kailola 1999:1839 [ref. 24732] as "Arius", Tan & Ng 1999:295 [ref. 24254], Kailola in Randall & Lim 2000:589 [ref. 25122] as "Arius", Kailola 2000:127 [ref. 25113], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Ng 2003:10 [ref. 27208]). •Valid as Plicofollis argyropleuron (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Kailola 2004:142 [ref. 28108], Hoese & Gates 2006:355 [ref. 28997], Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:92 [ref. 29031], Ferraris 2007:51 [ref. 29155], Larson et al. 2013:40 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:250 [ref. 32989], Yoshida et al. 2013:45 [ref. 34464], Kimura in Kimura et al. 2015:24 [ref. 34319], Motomura et al. 2017:47 [ref. 35490], Marceniuk et al. 2017:[4] [ref. 35522]).

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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
africanus Arius africanus Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Valid
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
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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