WoRMS taxon details

Plotosidae Bleeker, 1858

154425  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154425)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Distribution Indian Ocean and western Pacific from Japan to Australia. Anguilliform. Caudal pointed or bluntly rounded. Barbels usually...  
Distribution Indian Ocean and western Pacific from Japan to Australia. Anguilliform. Caudal pointed or bluntly rounded. Barbels usually 4 pairs. Adipose fin absent. Caudal fin rays may be far advanced along dorsal. Lower procurrent caudal rays confluent with long anal fin. Branchiostegal rays 7-14. Some can cause painful injury. Marine species = ISSCAAP 39; freshwater species = ISSCAAP 13.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Plotosidae Bleeker, 1858. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154425 on 2018-10-24
Date
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2005-04-18 08:19:08Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Indian Ocean and western Pacific from Japan to Australia. Anguilliform. Caudal pointed or bluntly rounded. Barbels usually 4 pairs. Adipose fin absent. Caudal fin rays may be far advanced along dorsal. Lower procurrent caudal rays confluent with long anal fin. Branchiostegal rays 7-14. Some can cause painful injury. Marine species = ISSCAAP 39; freshwater species = ISSCAAP 13.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English eeltail catfishes  [details]
Japanese ゴンズイ  [details]