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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes

Genus: Kryptopterus

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Max. Length 24.9 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus baramensis
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Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Kryptopterus bicirrhis (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Kryptopterus bicirrhis
[Glass catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Kryptopterus cheveyi Durand, 1940

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Kryptopterus cheveyi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Kryptopterus cryptopterus (Bleeker, 1851)

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Kryptopterus cryptopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus dissitus
[Indochinese sheatfish]



Asia
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL
Kryptopterus geminus Ng, 2003

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Kryptopterus geminus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.9 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus hesperius
[Maeklong sheatfish]
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Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Kryptopterus lais
[]



Asia
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Kryptopterus limpok (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Kryptopterus limpok
[Long-barbel sheatfish]
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Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus lumholtzi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Kryptopterus macrocephalus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Kryptopterus macrocephalus
[Striped glass catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Kryptopterus minor Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Anseeuw, D.
 
Kryptopterus minor
[Ghost Catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Kryptopterus mononema
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Kryptopterus palembangensis (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Kryptopterus palembangensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus paraschilbeides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus piperatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Kryptopterus sabanus (Inger & Chin, 1959)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Kryptopterus sabanus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Kryptopterus schilbeides (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Kryptopterus schilbeides
[]
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Kryptopterus vitreolus
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19 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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