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Erpetoichthys calabaricus  Smith, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161058

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Calamoichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865)
 
  Common Name(s): snakefish [English]
 
    reedfish [English]
 
    ropefish [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassChondrostei  – paddlefishes, sturgeons  
                            OrderPolypteriformes   
                               FamilyPolypteridae  – bichirs, birchers, lobed-finned pike, reed fishes  
                                  GenusErpetoichthys Smith, 1865 – reedfishes, ropefishes  
                                     SpeciesErpetoichthys calabaricus Smith, 1865 – snakefish, reedfish, ropefish  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Jan-2004, website (version 05-Jan-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gosse, J.-P. / Lévêque, C., D. Paugy, and G. G. Teugels, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 5: Polypteridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of West Africa, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 79-87   
  Publisher: Musée Royal de l'Afrique Central   
  Publication Place: Tervuren, Belgium   
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  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
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  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Erpetoichthys calabaricus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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