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Plotosus megastomus

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Plotosus megastomus was originally described as Plotosus megastomus by Richardson in 1845. It belongs to the family Plotosidae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   megastomus
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1845
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Plotosus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Plotosidae
Genus   Plotosus
Original Name   Plotosus        
Taxon Name   megastomus
Original Combination   Plotosus megastomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Plotosus megastomus
OriginalSubGenus   Plotosus
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1845
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sydney Cove, New South Wales, Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:346 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1974.5.22.1
Journal   Ichthy. Erebus & Terror
Citation   v. 2 (2)
Page   31
Illustrations   Pl. 21 (figs. 1-3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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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Water Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Cnidoglanis macrocephalus  (Valenciennes 1840). Plotosidae.
 
Name History   • Synonym of Cnidoglanis macrocephalus  (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:223 [ref. 12442], Burgess 1989:180 [ref. 12860], Hoese & Gates 2006:358 [ref. 28997], Ferraris 2007:346 [ref. 29155]).

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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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