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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Chacidae Squarehead or angler catfish

Genus: Chaca

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Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca bankanensis Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Chaca bankanensis
[Angler catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca burmensis Brown & Ferraris, 1988

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Chaca burmensis
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Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)

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Chaca chaca
[Squarehead catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Chaca serica Ng & Kottelat, 2012

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Chaca serica
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4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chaca bankanensis Angler catfish Asia 20 TL 1852
Chaca burmensis Asia 20 TL 1988
Chaca chaca Squarehead catfish Asia 20 TL 1822
Chaca serica Asia 14.5 SL 2012



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