Genidens barbus

Genidens barbus, the white sea catfish or marine catfish,[2] is a species of catfish in the family Ariidae.[3] It was described by Bernard Germain de Lacépède in 1803, originally under the genus Pimelodus.[1] It is an oceanodromous species that is found between the Río de la Plata Basin and eastern Brazil. It reaches a maximum total length of 120 cm (47 in).[3] It has been recorded spawning between the months of August–December.[4] The maximum known life expectancy is 36 years.[3]

Genidens barbus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae
Genus: Genidens
Species:
G. barbus
Binomial name
Genidens barbus
(Lacepède, 1803)
Synonyms[1]
  • Arius barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Arius commersonii (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Arius upsulonophora (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
  • Bagrus barbatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
  • Bagrus commersonii (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Galeichthys barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Netuma barba (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Netuma barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Netuma commersoni (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Netuma upsulonophora (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
  • Netuma upsulonophorus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
  • Pimelodus barbus Lacepède, 1803
  • Pimelodus commersonii Lacepède, 1803
  • Pimelodus versicolor Castelnau, 1855
  • Silurus sexdecimradiatus Larrañaga, 1923
  • Silurus 16-radiatus Larrañaga, 1923
  • Tachysurus barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Tachisurus barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
  • Tachisurus upsulonophorus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
  • Tachysurus upsulonophorus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Synonyms of Genidens barbus at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ Common names of Genidens barbus at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ a b c Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). "Genidens barbus" in FishBase. January 2019 version.
  4. ^ Spawning for Genidens barbus at www.fishbase.org.