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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArius dussumieri Valenciennes, 1840 
AphiaID: 214566

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSiluriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArius (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlicofollis dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1840)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArius Valenciennes, 1840
Sources  basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds) (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblacktip sea catfish  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus dakari Beneden, 1892 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermilius ariodi Prabha & Pillai, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermilius longicornis Bassett-Smith, 1898 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found along the coast (Ref. 5213). Feeds on invertebrates and small fishes. Caught mainly with bottom trawls, set bagnets and longlines. Marketed fresh and dried-salted (Ref. 3290). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214566
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Arius dussumieri Valenciennes, 1840. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214566 on 2014-08-23
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