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raitaborua, Muraena Hamilton [F.] 1822:25, 364 [An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges; ref. 2031] Ganges River basin, India. No types known. Unpublished drawing shown in Gray, 1831, v. 1, pl. 19. •Valid as Moringua raitaborua (Hamilton 1822) -- (Ataur Rahman 1989:45 [ref. 24860] as rataboura, Talwar & Jhingran 1991:77 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:10 [ref. 23448], Karmakar 2000:27 [ref. 25662] as raitabarua, Ataur Rahman 2003:58 [ref. 31338], Shrestha 2008:45 [ref. 29923], Kottelat 2013:40 [ref. 32989], Miesen et al. 2016:81 [ref. 34492], Bleher 2018:74 [ref. 36647]). Current status: Valid as Moringua raitaborua (Hamilton 1822). Moringuidae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean drainages: India and Nepal and Bangladesh (and possibly China, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, etc. on Kottelat 2013:40 [ref. 32989]). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.