Australian Museum Journal Studies in Australian fishes. No. 7

Shortform:
McCulloch, 1921, Rec. Aust. Mus. 13(4): 123–142
Author(s):
McCulloch, Allan R.
Year published:
1921
Title:
Studies in Australian fishes. No. 7
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Start page:
123
End page:
142
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.13.1921.863
Language:
English
Plates:
plates xxi–xxiv
Date published:
12 April 1921
Cover date:
12 April 1921
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
FISHES
Digitized:
08 January 2009
Available online:
06 March 2009
Reference number:
863
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (90kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (3995kb PDF)

Abstract

Family Plotosidae. Genus Euristhmus, Ogilby. Euristhmus, Ogilby, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales, xxiv, 1, 1899, p. 154 (Plotosus elongates, Castelnau). This genus is distinguished from Cuidoglanis, Gunther, by the wide isthmus, which separates the gill-membranes; its axillary pore is also much smaller than that of C. Megastomus. Euristhmus Lepturus, Gunther. Long tailed Catfish. (Plate xxi, fig 1). Cuidoglanus lepturus, Gunther, Brit. Mus. Cat Fish, v., 1864, p. 28. Depth before the ventral fins 1.3 in the length of the head, and 8.5 in the length to the hypural joint; head 6.3 in the same. Head and body 2.1 in the length of the tail. Eye 3.07 in its distances from the end of the snout, and 2.3 in the interocular space, which is 3.6 in the head. Dorsal spine 2.5, pectoral spine 3.0 in the head. Dorsal fin 2.1, pectoral fin 1.9, and ventral fin 2.7 in the head.

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