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Mastacembelus erythrotaenia  Bleeker, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 172695

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Macrognathus erythrotaenia (Bleeker, 1850)
 
  Common Name(s): fire eel
 
    fire eel [English]
 
    spotted fire eel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderSynbranchiformes  – swamp eels  
                               SuborderMastacembeloidei  – spiny eels  
                                  FamilyMastacembelidae  – spiny eels, spinybacks  
                                     SubfamilyMastacembelinae   
                                        GenusMastacembelus Scopoli, 1777  
                                           SpeciesMastacembelus erythrotaenia Bleeker, 1850 – fire eel, fire eel, spotted fire eel  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia, fire eel   
       
  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: Mastacembelus erythrotaenia   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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