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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787) 
AphiaID: 217659

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 editorPlotosidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus lineatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus Lacepède, 1803
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatystacus anguillaris Bloch, 1794
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotoseus ikapor Lesson, 1831
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus anguillaris (Bloch, 1794)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus arab Bleeker, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus brevibarbus Bessednov, 1967
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus castaneoides Bleeker, 1851
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus castaneus Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus flavolineatus Whitley, 1941
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus ikapor Lesson, 1831 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus lineatus Valenciennes, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus marginatus Anonymous [Bennett], 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus thunbergianus Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus vittatus Swainson, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSilurus arab Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSilurus lineatus Thunberg, 1787
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriped eel catfish  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשפמית ארסית [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (introduced: alien[details]
East China Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast China Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Israel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIsrael (introduced: alien[details]
Japan
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorJapan (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Palau
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPalau (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus kuwaitensis Kabata & Tareen, 1984 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes anguillaris Devi & Shyamasundari, 1980 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes remipes Dojiri & Cressey, 1987 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus anguilli Hameed, 1976 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus plotosi Barnard, 1948 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniacanthus anguillaris (Devi & Shyamasundari, 1980) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (65 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (72 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Israel (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The only catfish found in coral reefs. Juveniles form dense ball-shaped schools of about 100 fish and are found over reefs and seagrass beds; adults are solitary or occur in smaller groups of around 20 and are known to hide under ledges during the day (Ref. 5503 and 1602). Searches and stirs the sand incessantly for crustaceans, molluscs, worms and sometimes fish (Ref. 5213). The highly venemous serrate spine of the first dorsal and each of the pectoral fins are dangerous, and even fatal in rare cases (Ref. 1602). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217659
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-06-10 06:08:33Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787). 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=217659 on 2014-11-25
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