Cephalocassis melanochir

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 50

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Cephalocassis melanochir


Cephalocassis melanochir  (Bleeker, 1852)

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Arius melanochir  ZBK  Bleeker, 1852: 590. Type locality: Palembang , Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype: RMNH 6892. 

Arius doriae  ZBK  Vinciguerra, 1881: 174. Type locality: Sarawak state, Borneo, east Malaysia. Syntypes: MSNG 8135,  RMNH 10889. 

Distribution: Southeast Asia.

Countries: Indonesia and Malaysia.

Habitat: Freshwaters

Maximum size: 300 mm TL.

Material examined: CAS 49426 (3 al, 185-236 mm TL) (1 c&s), Indonesia, Borneo, Kalimantan Barat, fish market at Sintang (purchased)  ; USNM 230311 (2 al, 228-312 mm TL), Indonesia, Borneo, Sintang market , Purchase  .