Arius arius

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: 15

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z01416p001

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scientific name

Arius arius
status

 

Arius arius  (Hamilton, 1822)

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Pimelodus arius  ZBK  Hamilton, 1822: 170, 376. Type locality: Bengal estuaries. No types known. 

Arius falcarius  ZBK  Richardson, 1845: 134, pl. 62 (figs. 7-9). Type locality: Canton, China. Syntypes: BMNH (apparently lost). 

Bagrus crinalis  ZBK  Richardson, 1846: 282. Type locality: Canton, China. No types known. 

Pimelodus mong  ZBK  Richardson, 1846: 286. Type locality: Canton, China. No types known. 

Arius cochinchinensis  ZBK  Günther, 1864: 170. Type locality: Cochinchine. Holotype: BMNH (not seen). 

Arius boakeii  ZBK  Turner, 1867: 82. Type locality: Sri Lanka. Syntypes: BMNH 1866.7.11.1, NMSZ 1987.030. 

Arius buchanani  ZBK  Day, 1877: 463, pl. 105 (fig. 6). Type locality: Hooghly channel, Calcutta, India  ; Irrawaddy, Myanmar. Syntypes: ZSI 456, 1302 (1 lost)  .

Distribution: South and southeast Asia.

Countries: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and China.

Habitat: Predominantly brackish waters.

Maximum size: 340 mm TL.

Material examined: ANSP 60717 (1 al, 150 mm TL), Thailand, Bangkok, Siam  ; ANSP 106800 (4 al, 41- 190 mm SL), Baram, north Borneo, Indonesia  ; CAS 131523 (4 al, 87-108 mm TL) (1 c&s), India, Karalla state, Kozhihode, Calicut, research station  ; LACM 38129-95 (3 al, 126-142 mm TL) (1 c&s), Pakistan, Sind, WNW of mouth of Korangi  .

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

NMSZ

NMSZ

ZSI

ZSI

ANSP

USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Academy of Natural Sciences

CAS

USA, California, San Francisco, California Academy of Sciences

LACM

USA, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Ariidae

Genus

Arius