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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 .

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