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Plotosus  Lacepède, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164232

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyPlotosidae Bleeker, 1858 – eeltail catfishes, eel catfishes, coral catfishes, stinging catfishes  
                                  GenusPlotosus Lacepède, 1803  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesPlotosus abbreviatus Boulenger, 1895  
                                     SpeciesPlotosus brevibarbus Bessednov, 1967  
                                     SpeciesPlotosus canius Hamilton, 1822 – canine catfish eel, eel catfish, patuna canina, balibot canin 
                                     SpeciesPlotosus fisadoha Ng and Sparks, 2002  
                                     SpeciesPlotosus limbatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – eel-catfish 
                                     SpeciesPlotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787) – striped eel-catfish, striped eel catfish, patuna rayada, balibot rayé 
                                     SpeciesPlotosus nkunga Gomon and Taylor, 1982  
                                     SpeciesPlotosus papuensis Weber, 1910  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Plotosus   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Plotosus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Plotosus   
       
  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: Plotosus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
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  Reference for: Plotosus   
       

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