Distribution of true Fresh-Water Fishes in the Philippines, II the Philippine Labyrinthici, Claridae, and Siluridae

Albert W. C. T. Herre; Chief, Division of Fisheries, Bureau of Science, Manila

Key to species said to occur on the Philippines

Ophicephalus melanoptera. Ophicephalus melanopterus was recorded by Smith and Seale from Cotabato, Mindanao, but I have no doubt that their specimens were really O. striatus.1

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1 Again, Herre has thought wrongly. Today, Channa melanoptera Bleeker 1855 is a valid species. Back

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