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Cnidoglanis macrocephalus

(Valenciennes 1840)

Cnidoglanis macrocephalus was originally described as Plotosus macrocephalus by Valenciennes in 1840. It belongs to the family Plotosidae. It is commonly known as Cobbler but has many other common names such as Estuary catfish in Australia, Deteira in USA (contiguous states), Estuary catfish in USA (contiguous states), Cobbler in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   macrocephalus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1840
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
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Genus   Cnidoglanis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
Genus   Cnidoglanis
Original Name   Plotosus        
Taxon Name   macrocephalus
Original Combination   Plotosus macrocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plotosus macrocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Plotosus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1840
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Timor Island, southern Malay Archipelago [probably in error for Tasmania, Australia].
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:19 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:346 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-8921
Page   428
Illustrations   Pl. 449

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cnidoglanis macrocephalus
Current Species   macrocephalus
Current Genus Cnidoglanis
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1840
Current Family Plotosidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 30 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Cnidoglanis macrocephalus  (Valenciennes 1840). Plotosidae.
Name History   •Valid as Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:223 [ref. 12442], Burgess 1989:180 [ref. 12860], Kuiter 1993:38 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:229 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:34 [ref. 25488], Johnson 1999:723 [ref. 25471], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Gates 2006:358 [ref. 28997], Ferraris 2007:346 [ref. 29155], Gomon 2008:197 [ref. 30616], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626]).

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bostockii Cnidoglanis bostockii Castelnau [F. L.] 1873Synonym
decemfilis Cnidoglanis decemfilis (Kner [R.] 1867)Synonym
duriceps Cnidoglanis duriceps (Ogilby [J. D.] 1899)Synonym
lepturus Cnidoglanis lepturus Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
megastomus Cnidoglanis megastomus (Richardson [J.] 1845)Synonym
microcephalus Cnidoglanis microcephalus Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
muelleri Cnidoglanis muelleri Klunzinger [C. B.] 1879Synonym
nudiceps Cnidoglanis nudiceps Günther [A.] 1880Synonym
waterhousii Cnidoglanis waterhousii (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
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