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Bathybates ferox


Bathybates ferox was originally described as Bathybates ferox by Boulenger in 1898. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
Species   ferox
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1898
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Bathybates
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Bathybates
Original Name   Bathybates        
Taxon Name   ferox
Original Combination   Bathybates ferox
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bathybates ferox
OriginalSubGenus   Bathybates
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1898
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kinyamkolo, Lake Tanganyika, depth 400 feet.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1898.9.9.42
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1898 (pt 3)
Page   495

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Bathybates ferox
Current Species   ferox
Current Genus   Bathybates
Current AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI   Boulenger
Current Year   1898
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Forms schools. Feeds mainly on clupeids (Ref. 6770).
Distribution Eastern Africa: Lake Tanganyika.

Current Summary   Valid as Bathybates ferox  Boulenger 1898. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae.
Name History   • Valid as Bathybates ferox  Boulenger 1898 -- (Maréchal & Poll 1991:22 [ref. 20946]).

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fasciatus Bathybates fasciatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1901Valid
graueri Bathybates graueri Steindachner [F.] 1911Valid
hornii Bathybates hornii Steindachner [F.] 1911Valid
leo Bathybates leo Poll [M.] 1956Valid
minor Bathybates minor Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Valid
vittatus Bathybates vittatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1914Valid
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