List of the Fishes collected by E. W. Oates in the Southern Shan States, and presented by him to the British Museum

G.A. Boulenger

The collection made by Mr. Oates in a district previously unexplored, so far as Fishes are concerned, proves of great interest. It adds to our knowledge of the extension of species both from the Burmese and Siamese sides, and reveals the existence of seven previously undescribed species, all of which are represented by excellently preserved specimens. [ ... ]


1. Ophiocephalus gachua, Ham. Buch.

Nampandet, 2000 feet; Ford Stedman, 3000 feet.

2. Ophiocephalus siamensis, Gthr.

Ford Stedman. 1

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1 C. siamensis is a synonym for Channa lucia (Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1831) . This is due to Prachya Musikasinthorn. Back

Acknowledgement and Source(s)

This text was originally published under the above title in: The Annals and Magazine of Natural History including Zoology, Botany, and Geology . Vol. 12, 6th Series, 1893, pp. 198-203.

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