Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 8 June 2021

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

suratensis, Chaetodon Bloch [M. E.] 1790:3, Pl. 217 (fig. 1) [Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 4; ref. 469] Suratte, India [probably obtained from the missionary John in Tranquebar (=Tharangambadi 11.018657°, 79.855042°), Erik Åhlander personal communication Jan. 2019]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 2782. Type catalog: Paepke 1999:63 [ref. 24282], with a holotype. On p. 1 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 7 [ref. 21381]. •Valid as Etroplus suratensis (Bloch 1790) -- (Pethiyagoda 1991:234 [ref. 20075], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:885 [ref. 20764], Menon et al. 1993:146 [ref. 20877], Indra 1993:189 [ref. 24009], Rema Devi & Ilango 1993:249 [ref. 24017], Rema Devi et al. 1996:141 [ref. 24021], Menon 1999:292 [ref. 24904], Mishra et al. 1999:87 [ref. 25315], Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:625 [ref. 25122], Raju Thomas et al. 2000:444 [ref. 25319], Bijukumar & Sushama 2000:186 [ref. 25703], Stiassny et al. 2001:33 [ref. 25402], Carpenter 2001:3336 [ref. 26131], Raju Thomas et al. 2002:51 [ref. 26359], Sparks 2002:547 [ref. 26376], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:40 [ref. 27712], Sparks & Schelly 2011:57 [ref. 31173], Kottelat 2013:374 [ref. 32989], Pethiyagoda et al. 2014:595 [ref. 33411], Narasimhaiah et al. 2016:69 [ref. 34975], Arunkumar & Manimekalan 2018:1739 [ref. 36172], Suresh et al. 2018:274 [ref. 36495]). Current status: Valid as Etroplus suratensis (Bloch 1790). Cichlidae: Etroplinae. Distribution: India and Sri Lanka; introduced in Singapore. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.