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Anabas oxyrhynchus Boulenger, 1902
Synonym for Ctenopoma weeksii Boulenger, 1902
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Anabas; Species: oxyrhynchus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Norris 1987 (Ref. 51753) synonymized Ctenopoma weeksii with C. oxyrhynchum. ICZN was asked to suppress the senior synonym in favor of C. oxyrhynchum. ICZN decided in Opinion 1562 to retain C. weeksii based on the principle of priority (Boden, pers. comm).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, anabasis = climbing up (Ref. 45335).
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