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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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
McCulloch, 1921, Rec. Aust. Mus. 13(4): 123–142
Author
Allan R. McCulloch
Year
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
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08 January 2009
Available Online
06 March 2009
Reference Number
863
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