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Batrachus dussumieri


Batrachus dussumieri was originally described as Batrachus dussumieri by Valenciennes in 1837. It belongs to the family Batrachoididae and subfamily Batrachoidinae. It is commonly known as Flat toadfish. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indian Ocean: western coast of India.
Species   dussumieri
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1837
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Batrachoidinae Batrachoidinae
Genus   Batrachus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Subfamily   Batrachoidinae
Genus   Batrachus
Original Name   Batrachus        
Taxon Name   dussumieri
Original Combination   Batrachus dussumieri
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Batrachus dussumieri
OriginalSubGenus   Batrachus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1837
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Batrachoidinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Malabar, India.
Types   Syntypes: MNHN A-4715 (1) Mumbai, A-4748 (1) Mumbai.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 12
Page   474
Illustrations   Pl. 367

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Colletteichthys dussumieri
Current Species   dussumieri
Current Genus Colletteichthys
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1837
Current Family Batrachoididae
Current Subfamily
Halophryninae Halophryninae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Prefers muddy bottoms. Caught by handlines and bottom trawls. Sold mostly fresh in markets.
Distribution Indian Ocean: western coast of India.

Current Summary   Synonym of Colletteichthys dussumieri  (Valenciennes 1837). Batrachoididae: Halophryninae.
Name History   • Valid as Austrobatrachus dussumieri  (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Randall 1995:81 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:126 [ref. 23922], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S99 [ref. 27377]). • Valid as Colletteichthys dussumieri  (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Greenfield 2006:946 [ref. 28909], Greenfield et al. 2008:683 [ref. 30046], Greenfield 2012:64 [ref. 31769], Greenfield et al. 2012:24 [ref. 32128]).

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algeriensis Batrachus algeriensis Guichenot [A.] 1850Synonym
apiatus Batrachus apiatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
argentinus Batrachus argentinus Berg [C.] 1897Synonym
barbatus Batrachus barbatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
beta Batrachus beta Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] (ex Günther) 1880Synonym
biaculeatus Batrachus biaculeatus Steindachner [F.] 1867Uncertain
bispinis Batrachus bispinis Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801Synonym
borealis Batrachus borealis Nilsson [S.] 1832Synonym
budkeri Batrachus budkeri Roux [C.] in Collignon, Rossignol & Roux 1957Synonym
bufo Batrachus bufo (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
celatus Batrachus celatus DeKay [J. E.] 1842Synonym
chilensis Batrachus chilensis Guichenot [A.] 1848Synonym
cirrhosus Batrachus cirrhosus Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871Synonym
congicus Batrachus congicus Reichenow [A.] in Peters 1877Synonym
conspicillum Batrachus conspicillum Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
cryptocentrus Batrachus cryptocentrus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Synonym
didactylus Batrachus didactylus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
elminensis Batrachus elminensis Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
gigas Batrachus gigas Günther [A.] 1869Synonym
gronovii Batrachus gronovii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Uncertain
grunniens Batrachus grunniens (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
guavina Batrachus guavina Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Uncertain
guentheri Batrachus guentheri Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
liberiensis Batrachus liberiensis Steindachner [F.] 1867Synonym
margaritatus Batrachus margaritatus Richardson [J.] 1844Synonym
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