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Plotosus lineatus


Plotosus lineatus was originally described as Plotosus lineatus by Valenciennes in 1840. It belongs to the family Plotosidae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   lineatus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1840
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
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Genus   Plotosus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
Genus   Plotosus
Original Name   Plotosus        
Taxon Name   lineatus
Original Combination   Plotosus lineatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plotosus lineatus
OriginalSubGenus   Plotosus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1840
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Types   Syntypes: MNHN A-8932 (11 or 10) Malabar, A-8930 (1) Mauritius, A-8936 (1) Mauritius, A-8931 (2) Trincomalee.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:19 [ref. 19575], Ferraris 2007:351 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 15
Page   412

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Plotosus lineatus
Current Species   lineatus
Current Genus   Plotosus
Current AuthorWI   Thunberg [C. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Thunberg
Current Year   1787
Current Family   Plotosidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water Brackish and Salt water
Habitat Notes Striped eel-catfish.
(Thunberg, 1787)
Attains 32 cm. Throughout Indo-West pacific. Large shoals can be found in shallow water and tide pools.
A subjective synonym and junior secondary homonym of *Silurus lineatus* Thunberg 1787
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym and Homonym of Plotosus lineatus  (Thunberg 1787). Plotosidae.
Name History   • A subjective synonym and junior secondary homonym of Silurus lineatus  Thunberg 1787 -- (Taylor & Gomon 1986:161 [ref. 6196]). • Synonym of Plotosus anguillaris  (Bloch 1794) -- (Wu & Zhong in Pan et al. 1991:293 [ref. 23876]). • Synonym of Plotosus lineatus  (Thunberg 1787) -- (Ferraris 2007:351 [ref. 29155], Kottelat 2013:241 [ref. 32989]).

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abbreviatus Plotosus abbreviatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1895Valid
albilabris Plotosus albilabris Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
anguillaris Plotosus anguillaris (Bloch [M. E.] 1794)Synonym
arab Plotosus arab (Forsskål [P. S.] 1775)Not available
arab Plotosus arab Bleeker [P.] 1862Synonym
argenteus Plotosus argenteus Zietz [A. H. C.] 1896Synonym
borealis Plotosus borealis Gratzianov [V. I.] 1907Action
brevibarbus Plotosus brevibarbus Bessednov [L. N.] 1967Synonym
caesius Plotosus caesius Hyrtl [C. J.] 1859Synonym
caesius Plotosus caesius Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
caninus Plotosus caninus Hamilton [F.] 1822Spelling
canius Plotosus canius Hamilton [F.] 1822Valid
castaneoides Plotosus castaneoides Bleeker [P.] 1851Synonym
castaneus Plotosus castaneus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
elongatus Plotosus elongatus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1878Synonym
fisadoha Plotosus fisadoha Ng [H. H.] & Sparks [J. S.] 2002Valid
flavolineatus Plotosus flavolineatus Whitley [G. P.] 1941Not available
hamiltonii Plotosus (Clarias) hamiltonii Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
hamiltonii Plotosus hamiltonii Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
horridus Plotosus horridus Bleeker [P.] 1846Synonym
ikapor Plotosus ikapor (Lesson [R. P.] 1831)Synonym
japonicus Plotosus japonicus Yoshino [T.] & Kishimoto [H.] 2008Valid
laticeps Plotosus laticeps Saville-Kent [W.] 1889Not available
limbatus Plotosus limbatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Valid
limbatus Plotosus limbatus Richardson [J.] 1846Not available
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