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Polynemus melanochir

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Polynemus melanochir was originally described as Polynemus melanochir by Valenciennes in 1831. It belongs to the family Polynemidae. It is commonly known as Blackhand paradise fish and is known in Cambodia as Trey pream loeung, in United Kingdom as Blackhand paradise fish. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Cambodia, Vietnam, and Kalimantan, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Species   melanochir
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1831
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Polynemidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Polynemus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Polynemidae
Genus   Polynemus
Original Name   Polynemus        
Taxon Name   melanochir
Original Combination   Polynemus melanochir
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Polynemus melanochir
OriginalSubGenus   Polynemus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1831
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kuching Bay, Sarawak, Kalimantan, Malaysia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1972:722 [ref. 21541].
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   ZRC 37829
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 7
Page   513

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---
Current Subspecies Year   Valenciennes 1831


Current Genus Species   Polynemus melanochir
Current Species   melanochir
Current Genus   Polynemus
Current AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1831
Current Family   Polynemidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh and Brackish water
Habitat Notes Inhabits lower sections of rivers. Attains at least 18 cm standard length.
   
Distribution Cambodia, Vietnam, and Kalimantan, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Current Summary   Valid as Polynemus melanochir  Valenciennes 1831. Polynemidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Polynemus melanochir  Valenciennes 1831 -- (Feltes 1991:304 [ref. 14760], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Motomura et al. 2001:269 [ref. 25705], Feltes 2001:3115 [ref. 26107]). • Valid as Polynemus melanochir, subspecies melanochir  Valenciennes 1831 -- (Motomura & Sabaj 2002:184 [ref. 26155], Motomura 2003:162 [ref. 26829], Motomura & van Oijen 2003:406 [ref. 27209], Motomura 2004:10 [ref. 27601], Motomura 2004:89 [ref. 27970], Parenti & Lim 2005:193 [ref. 28285], Motomura & Tsukawaki 2006:462 [ref. 28914], Lim et al. 2010:67 [ref. 30734], Kottelat 2013:355 [ref. 32989]).

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americanus Polynemus americanus Cuvier [G.] 1829Synonym
antillarum Polynemus antillarum Perugia [A.] 1896Synonym
approximans Polynemus approximans Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839Synonym
aquilonaris Polynemus aquilonaris Motomura [H.] 2003Valid
artedii Polynemus artedii Bennett [E. T.] 1831Synonym
astrolabi Polynemus astrolabi Sauvage [H.-E.] 1881Synonym
aureus Polynemus aureus Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
bidentatus Polynemus bidentatus Motomura [H.] & Tsukawaki [S.] 2006Valid
borneensis Polynemus borneensis Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
caecus Polynemus caecus Macleay [W.] 1878Spelling
californiensis Polynemus californiensis Thominot [A.] 1886Synonym
coecus Polynemus coecus Macleay [W.] 1878Synonym
commersonii Polynemus commersonii Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
decadactylus Polynemus decadactylus Bloch [M. E.] 1795Synonym
diagrammicus Polynemus diagrammicus Bleeker [P.] 1849Synonym
dubius Polynemus dubius Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
emoi Polynemus emoi Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
enneadactylus Polynemus enneadactylus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
gelatinosus Polynemus gelatinosus McClelland [J.] 1843Synonym
guichenoti Polynemus guichenoti Bocourt [F.] in Bleeker 1864Not available
heptadactylus Polynemus heptadactylus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
hexanema Polynemus hexanema Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
hexanemus Polynemus hexanemus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
hilleri Polynemus hilleri (Fowler [H. W.] 1905)Synonym
hornadayi Polynemus hornadayi Myers [G. S.] 1936Valid
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