Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Gray eel-catfish, Plotosus canius Hamilton, 1822

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Siluriformes (Catfishes) Family: Plotosidae (Eeltail catfishes) Genus: Plotosus Species: P. canius

Synonyms Plotosus horridus Bleeker, 1846 Plotosus multiradiatus Bleeker, 1846 Plotosus unicolor Valenciennes, 1840 Potosus viviparus Bleeker, 1846

Common/local names English: Canine catfish-ell and Gray eel-catfish Bangladesh: Gang magur (গাং মাগুর) and Kan magur (কান মাগুর) India: Kanmagur, Ungilayi, Kamda, Varichoongun, mushu, Irung-kellettee, Walshingti, Walshingala and Nalshingali (Talwar and Jhingran, 1991).

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