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Polynemus indicus Shaw 1804

  

Currently Accepted Name: Leptomelanosoma indicum (Shaw 1804)

 
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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Cyclosquamata
Order : Aulopiformes
Suborder : Percoidei
Family : Polynemidae
Genus : Polynemus
Species : indicus

Selected Name

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Name: Polynemus indicus
Author: Shaw 1804
Genus: Polynemus
Species: indicus
 

Current Name

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Current Name: Leptomelanosoma indicum
Current Author: (Shaw 1804)
Current Genus: Leptomelanosoma
Current Species: indicum
Current Summary: Leptomelanosoma indicum (Shaw 1804) Polynemidae.
 

Original Name

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Original Name: Polynemus indicus
Original Author: Shaw 1804
Original Genus Species: Polynemus indicus
Original Genus: Polynemus
Original Species: indicus
 

Original Description

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Original Name:Polynemus indicus Shaw 1804
Reference: [ref. 4015]
Journal Acronym: BOOK
Journal: General zoology or systematic natural history ... Pisces.
Article: General zoology or systematic natural history ... [see Shaw 1803, ref. 4014]. v. 5 (pt 1): i-v + 1-25, Pls. 93-132, 43+, 65+, 6+, 74+ and (pt 2): i-vi + 251-463, Pls. 132-182, 158+.
Text Page: 155
Type Locality: Vishakhapatnam [Vizagapatam], India.
Comments: *P. indicus* was described on the basis of a drawing in Russell (1803:68, Fig. 184 [ref. 13862]); this drawing reproduced in Motomura & Iwatsuki (2001:16, Fig. 5a [ref. 25242]).
 

Bibliography

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* Valid as Polynemus indicus Shaw 1804.

Mishra & Krishnan 1993 - [ref. 23743] - *Polydactylus konadaensis* a new threadfin fish from India with a key to species of the Polynemidae of India. Page: 289

Kottelat & Lim 1995 - [ref. 23210] - Freshwater fishes of Sarawak and Brunei Darussalam: a preliminary annotated check-list. Page: 246

Mohsin & Ambak 1996 - [ref. 27969] - Marine fishes and fisheries of Malaysia and neighbouring countries. Page: 208


* Valid as Polydactylus indicus (Shaw 1804).

Smith 1986 - [ref. 5712] - [Numerous family accounts.] In: Smiths' Sea Fishes (Smith & Heemstra 1986 [ref. 5715]). Page: 721

Rahman 1989 - [ref. 24860] - Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh. The Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Page: 270

Talwar & Jhingran 1991 - [ref. 20764] - Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. In 2 vols. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta. Page: 910

Kottelat et al. 1993 - [ref. 23448] - Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. Page: 128

Fricke 1999 - [ref. 24106] - Fishes of the Mascarene Islands (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez). An annotated checklist with descriptions of new species. Koeltz Scientific Books. Page: 305

Mishra et al. 1999 - [ref. 25315] - A check list of the marine and estuarine fishes of south Orissa, east coast of India. Page: 88

Motomura et al. 2000 - [ref. 25060] - Redescription of *Polydactylus macrochir* (Günther, 1867), a senior synonym of *P. sheridani* (Macleay, 1884) (Perciformes: Polynemidae). Page: 331

Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000 - [ref. 25122] - A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Page: 622

Bijukumar & Sushama 2000 - [ref. 25703] - Ichthyofauna of Ponnani estuary, Kerala Page: 187

Hutchins 2001 - [ref. 25847] - Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Page: 38

Feltes 2001 - [ref. 26107] - Family Polynemidae. In: Carpenter & Niem 2001 [ref. 26093] Page: 3104


* Valid as Leptomelanosoma indicum (Shaw 1804).

Motomura & Iwatsuki 2001 - [ref. 25242] - A new genus, *Leptomelanosoma*, for the polynemid fish previously known as *Polydactylus indicus* (Shaw, 1804) and a redescription of the species. Page: 16

Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003 - [ref. 27377] - Taxonomic composition, diversity and distribution of coastal fishes of the Arabian Sea. Page: S111

Motomura 2004 - [ref. 27601] - Family Polynemidae Rafinesque 1815 -- threadfins. Page: 4

Motomura 2004 - [ref. 27970] - Threadfins of the world (Family Polynemidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date. Page: 33

Heemstra & Heemstra 2004 - [ref. 28072] - Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa. NISC and SAIAB. Page: 371
 

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Brack & Salt
Habitat: No habitat information has been entered yet.
Depth Range: No depth range available.
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Pakistan to New Guinea.
 

Anatomy

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Maximum Length: No length available.
 

Synonyms

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SynonymStatusValid
Polydactylus indicus (Shaw 1804)
new combination
Yes
Polynemus indicus Shaw 1804original combinationNo
Trichidion indicum (Shaw 1804)new combinationNo
Trichidion indicus (Shaw 1804)new combinationNo
Polydactylus macrochir (Günther 1867)misidentificationNo

 

Common Names

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No common names are available for this name combination.
Common names might possibly exist under it's current name: Leptomelanosoma indicum


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