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Clarias brachysoma

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Clarias brachysoma was originally described as Clarias brachysoma by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Clariidae. It is commonly known as Walking catfish and is known Magura in Sri Lanka, Walking catfish in Sri Lanka. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   brachysoma
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Clariidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Clarias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Clariidae
Genus   Clarias
Original Name   Clarias        
Taxon Name   brachysoma
Original Combination   Clarias brachysoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Clarias brachysoma
OriginalSubGenus   Clarias
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sri Lanka.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1859.5.31.6-8 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:140 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 5
Page   20

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Clarias brachysoma
Current Species   brachysoma
Current Genus Clarias
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1864
Current Family Clariidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits rain forest streams and lowland rivers. Feeds at night on fish, worms, frogs, tadpoles and crustaceans.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Clarias brachysoma  Günther 1864. Clariidae.
 
Name History   •Synonym of Clarias dussumieri Valenciennes 1840, but a valid subspecies brachysoma Günther 1864 -- (Jayaram 2006:306 [ref. 28762]). •Questionably valid as Clarias brachsoma Günther 1864 -- (Ferraris 2007:140 [ref. 29155]). •Valid as Clarias brachysoma Günther 1864 -- (Pethiyagoda 1991:160 [ref. 20075], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:685 [ref. 20764], Ng & Hadiaty 2011:1582 [ref. 31220]).

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abbreviatus Clarias abbreviatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Valid
aboinensis Clarias (Clarioides) aboinensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] & Olawoye [O. F.] 1981Synonym
aboinensis Clarias aboinensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] & Olawoye [O. F.] 1981Synonym
aff. melandi Clarias aff. melandi Boulenger [G. A.] 1905Synonym
agboyensis Clarias agboyensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Synonym
agboyiensis Clarias (Clarioides) agboyiensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Synonym
agboyiensis Clarias agboyiensis Sydenham [D. H. J.] 1980Valid
albopunctatus Clarias albopunctatus Nichols [J. T.] & LaMonte [F. R.] 1953Valid
alluaudi Clarias alluaudi Boulenger [G. A.] 1906Valid
amplexicauda Clarias amplexicauda Boulenger [G. A.] 1902Synonym
anfractus Clarias anfractus Ng [H. H.] 1999Valid
angolensis Clarias angolensis Steindachner [F.] 1866Valid
anguillaris Clarias anguillaris (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
anguillaris nigeriensis Clarias anguillaris nigeriensis Pellegrin [J.] 1923Synonym
assamensis Clarias assamensis Day [F.] 1877Synonym
batrachus Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
batu Clarias batu Lim [K. K. P.] & Ng [H. H.] 1999Valid
breviceps Clarias breviceps Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
brevinuchalis Clarias brevinuchalis Lönnberg [E.] & Rendahl [H.] 1922Synonym
brevior Clarias brevior (Boulenger [G. A.] 1903)Synonym
budgetti Clarias budgetti Boulenger [G. A.] 1900Synonym
buettikoferi Clarias buettikoferi Steindachner [F.] 1894Valid
bulumae Clarias bulumae Steindachner [F.] 1894Synonym
buthipogon Clarias buthipogon Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879Synonym
buthopogon Clarias buthopogon Sauvage [H.-E.] 1879Synonym
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