PLOTOSIDAE, Bleeker, 1858

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald, 2018, Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants, Zootaxa 4509 (1), pp. 1-215: 37

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4509.1.1

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scientific name

PLOTOSIDAE
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PLOTOSIDAE 

Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg 1787) 

Gulf of Suez: Egypt (Rüppell 1837, as Plotosus anguillaris  ; El-Ganainy et al 2005).

Gulf of Aqaba: New record  , based on SMNHTAU 15925, 15926 and 15927 (identify by M. Goren and A. Diamant).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Debelius 2007), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Plotosus anguillaris  ), Eritrea (Tortonese 1935, as Plotosus anguillaris  ), Saudi Arabia ( Bogorodsky et al. 2014b), Yemen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Silurus arab  ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Samoa and Tonga.

Remark: Lessepsian migrant into eastern Mediterranean (see Golani 2002).