Cat-eLog Right Arrow Plotosidae Right Arrow Tandanus

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Scientific Name Tandanus tropicanus  Welsh, Jerry & Burrows, 2014
Common Name
Type Locality Tully River, ca. 5 km ESE of Cardstone, Queensland, 17°46'21.1"S, 145°39'1.6"E.
Pronunciation Tahn dah ness
Etymology The origin of the name is unclear. Possibly from an Australian Aboriginal name for the fish. 
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Reference Copeia 2014 (no. 1), pp 137, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 30 13:48 (species record created: 2017 Aug 29 15:45)