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Ophisternon gutturale

(Richardson 1845)

Ophisternon gutturale was originally described as Synbranchus gutturale by Richardson in 1845. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is commonly known as Australian swamp eel and is known Swamp eel in Australia, Australian swamp eel in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   gutturale
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1845
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
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Genus   Ophisternon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophisternon
Original Name   Synbranchus        
Taxon Name   gutturalis
Original Combination   Synbranchus gutturalis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Synbranchus gutturalis
OriginalSubGenus   Synbranchus
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1845
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH uncat.
Page   49
Illustrations   Pl. 30 (figs. 14-17)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophisternon gutturale
Current Species gutturale
Current Genus Ophisternon
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI Richardson
Current Year 1845
Current Family Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Ophisternon gutturale  (Richardson 1845). Synbranchidae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophisternon gutturale (Richardson 1845) -- (Rosen & Greenwood 1976:51 [ref. 7094], Paxton et al. 1989:436 [ref. 12442], Larson & Martin 1990:36 [ref. 16606], Allen 1991:111 [ref. 21090], Larson & Williams 1997:352 [ref. 23967], Hutchins 2001:27 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2002:176 [ref. 25930], Hoese & Gates 2006:861 [ref. 28997], Allen et al. 2008:108 [ref. 30265], Larson et al. 2013:79 [ref. 32988]).

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aenigmaticum Ophisternon aenigmaticum Rosen [D. E.] & Greenwood [P. H.] 1976Valid
afer Ophisternon afer (Boulenger [G. A.] 1909)Synonym
afrum Ophisternon afrum (Boulenger [G. A.] 1909)Valid
bengalense Ophisternon bengalense McClelland [J.] 1844Valid
bengalensis Ophisternon bengalensis McClelland [J.] 1844Synonym
candidum Ophisternon candidum (Mees [G. F.] 1962)Valid
hepaticus Ophisternon hepaticus McClelland [J.] 1844Synonym
infernale Ophisternon infernale (Hubbs [C. L.] 1938)Valid
microphthalmus Ophisternon microphthalmus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
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