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Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque, 1810
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Nettastoma; Species: melanura; Original reference
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  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, netta = duck + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
From the Greek melan meaning black, dark, and oura meaning tail, referring presumably to the dark edges of the posterior part of the dorsal and anal fins.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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