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Silurus lima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Synonym for Sorubim lima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Silurus; Species: lima; Original reference
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  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from Latin 'lima' meaning file, referring to the ventrally exposed premaxillary tooth patch (Ref. 57983).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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