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Aenigmachanna gollum

      Britz R., Anoop V.K., Dahanukar N., Radhavan R. 2019. The subterranean Aenigmachanna gollum, a new genus and species of snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from Kerala, South India // Zootaxa. 4603(2): 377–388. (Описание: с. 379.)

      Рис.: голотип Aenigmachanna gollum, прижизненное фото (кликабельно). Длина 90 мм. Картинка из первоисточника, fig. 1.

      Этимология: "Named after Gollum, a character from J. R. R. Tolkien’s books ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’, a creature that went underground and during its subterranean life changed its morphological features. A noun in apposition. We propose the common name Gollum snakehead for this species" (op. cit., p. 382).

      Выделение семейства Aenigmachannidae (Gollum snakehead fishes):
      Britz R., Dahanukar N., Anoop V.K., Philip S., Clark B., Radhavan R., Rüber L. 2020. Aenigmachannidae, a new family of snakehead fishes (Teleostei: Channoidei) from subterranean waters of South India // Scientific Reports. 10:16081. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73129-6.

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