IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Plicofollis dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1840)

Arius dussumieri ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 84. Type locality: Malabar , India . Holotype : MNHN A-9401 .

Arius goniaspis ZBK Bleeker, 1858: 44. Type locality: Priamam, western Sumatra, Indonesia. Syntypes: BMNH 1864.1.9.54.

Distribution: Eastern Africa and south and southeast Asia.

Countries: Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Oman, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Habitat : Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 750 mm TL.

Material examined: AMNH 32823 (3 al, 217-257 mm TL), Kenya , Mombasa ; LACM 38131-48 (2 al, 173-200 mm TL) (1 c&s), Pakistan , Sind , 6-8 km south of Hajambro, Turshian Creek ; USNM 297118 (3 al, 265-295 mm TL), Madagascar , northwestern coast of Madagascar, baie d'Amboro .


Public Domain

MagnoliaPress via Plazi

Source: Plazi.org

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!