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Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Belodontichthys dinema Asia 100 TL 1851
Belodontichthys truncatus Asia 60 SL 1999
Ceratoglanis pachynema Club-barbel sheatfish Asia 28 SL 1999
Ceratoglanis scleronema Asia 44 SL 1862
Hemisilurus heterorhynchus Asia 80 TL 1854
Hemisilurus mekongensis Asia 80 TL 1989
Hemisilurus moolenburghi Asia 50 TL 1913
Kryptopterus baramensis Asia 24.9 SL 2002
Kryptopterus bicirrhis Glass catfish Asia 15 SL 1840
Kryptopterus cheveyi Asia 35 TL 1940
Kryptopterus cryptopterus Asia 14.6 SL 1851
Kryptopterus dissitus Indochinese sheatfish Asia 17.6 SL 2001
Kryptopterus geminus Asia 17.1 SL 2003
Kryptopterus hesperius Maeklong sheatfish Asia 24.9 SL 2002
Kryptopterus lais Asia 12.5 TL 1851
Kryptopterus limpok Long-barbel sheatfish Asia 26 SL 1852
Kryptopterus lumholtzi Asia 21 SL 1922
Kryptopterus macrocephalus Striped glass catfish Asia 9.7 SL 1858
Kryptopterus minor Ghost Catfish Asia 6.8 SL 1989
Kryptopterus mononema Asia 27 TL 1846
Kryptopterus palembangensis Asia 17 TL 1852
Kryptopterus paraschilbeides Asia 8.3 SL 2003
Kryptopterus piperatus Asia 10.7 SL 2004
Kryptopterus sabanus Asia 15 SL 1959
Kryptopterus schilbeides Asia 12 TL 1858
Kryptopterus vitreolus Asia 6.5 SL 2013
Micronema hexapterus Asia 24 TL 1851
Micronema moorei Asia 24 TL 1945
Micronema platypogon Asia 17.6 SL 2004
Ompok argestes Asia 14.7 SL 2016
Ompok bimaculatus Butter catfish Asia 45 SL 1794
Ompok binotatus Asia 9.1 SL 2002
Ompok borneensis Asia 14.9 SL 1901
Ompok brevirictus Asia 12.5 SL 2009
Ompok canio Asia 1822
Ompok ceylonensis Asia 28.9 SL 1864
Ompok eugeneiatus Malay glass catfish Asia 16.5 TL 1893
Ompok fumidus Asia 15 SL 1996
Ompok goae Asia 21.6 SL 1952
Ompok hypophthalmus Asia 30 SL 1846
Ompok javanensis Asia 1938
Ompok jaynei Asia 15.2 SL 1905
Ompok karunkodu Asia 22.9 SL 2013
Ompok leiacanthus Asia 19 TL 1853
Ompok malabaricus Goan catfish Asia 51 SL 1840
Ompok miostoma Asia 21.4 SL 1902
Ompok pabda Pabdah catfish Asia 30 TL 1822
Ompok pabo Pabo catfish Asia 25 NG 1822
Ompok pinnatus Long-fin glass catfish Asia 10 TL 2003
Ompok platyrhynchus Asia 7.9 SL 2004
Ompok pluriradiatus Asia 11.2 SL 2002
Ompok rhadinurus Asia 21.4 SL 2003
Ompok siluroides Asia 21.4 SL 1803
Ompok sindensis Asia 1877
Ompok supernus Asia 16.1 SL 2008
Ompok urbaini Asia 18.1 SL 1949
Ompok weberi Asia 7.9 SL 1936
Phalacronotus apogon Asia 130 SL 1851
Phalacronotus bleekeri Asia 60 SL 1864
Phalacronotus micronemus Asia 50 SL 1846
Phalacronotus parvanalis Asia 35 SL 1959
Pinniwallago kanpurensis Asia 50 NG 1981
Pterocryptis anomala Asia 17.1 SL 1934
Pterocryptis barakensis Asia 2006
Pterocryptis berdmorei Asia 21.4 SL 1860
Pterocryptis bokorensis Asia 15 TL 1937
Pterocryptis buccata Cave sheatfish Asia 14.7 SL 1998
Pterocryptis burmanensis Asia 1966
Pterocryptis cochinchinensis Asia 40.1 TL 1840
Pterocryptis crenula Asia 12.5 SL 2001
Pterocryptis cucphuongensis Asia 9.0 SL 1978
Pterocryptis furnessi Asia 17.5 TL 1905
Pterocryptis gangelica Asia 18 TL 1861
Pterocryptis indicus Asia 25.3 TL 1987
Pterocryptis inusitata Asia 19.7 SL 1999
Pterocryptis taytayensis Asia 12 TL 1924
Pterocryptis torrentis Asia 20 TL 1989
Pterocryptis verecunda Asia 13.2 SL 2001
Pterocryptis wynaadensis Asia 30 TL 1873
Silurichthys citatus Asia 7.9 SL 1997
Silurichthys gibbiceps Asia 8.4 SL 1998
Silurichthys hasseltii Asia 11 TL 1858
Silurichthys indragiriensis Asia 10.5 SL 1904
Silurichthys ligneolus Brown leaf catfish Asia 5.5 SL 2011
Silurichthys marmoratus Asia 10.4 SL 1998
Silurichthys phaiosoma Asia 15 SL 1851
Silurichthys sanguineus Asia 4.1 SL 1989
Silurichthys schneideri Asia 16 SL 1904
Silurus aristotelis Europe 46 TL 1890
Silurus asotus Amur catfish Asia 130 TL 1758
Silurus biwaensis Eurasian catfish Asia 118 TL 1961
Silurus chantrei Probably occurring in Syr 1882
Silurus duanensis Asia 2004
Silurus glanis Wels catfish Europe and Asia. North, 500 SL 1758
Silurus grahami Asia 42.6 SL 1907
Silurus lanzhouensis Asia 100 TL 1977
Silurus lithophilus Asia 58 TL 1961
Silurus mento Kunming catfish Asia 38 TL 1904
Silurus meridionalis Chinese large-mouth catfish Asia 114.2 SL 1977
Silurus microdorsalis Asia 35 TL 1936
Silurus soldatovi Soldatov's catfish Asia 400 TL 1948
Silurus triostegus Tigris catfish Asia 99 SL 1843
Wallago attu Wallago Asia 240 TL 1801
Wallago hexanema Asia. 1866
Wallago leerii Asia 150 TL 1851
Wallago maculatus Asia 100 SL 1959
Wallago micropogon Asia 154 SL 2004



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