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Family: Clariidae Airbreathing catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathyclarias atribranchus Africa 60 TL 1961
Bathyclarias euryodon Africa 105 TL 1959
Bathyclarias filicibarbis Africa 79.2 TL 1959
Bathyclarias foveolatus Africa 75 SL 1955
Bathyclarias longibarbis Africa 76 TL 1933
Bathyclarias nyasensis Africa 100 SL 1933
Bathyclarias rotundifrons Africa 68.1 TL 1959
Bathyclarias worthingtoni Africa 80 SL 1959
Channallabes alvarezi Africa 41.3 SL 1971
Channallabes apus Eel catfish Africa 41.6 TL 1873
Channallabes longicaudatus Africa 22 SL 1911
Channallabes ogooensis Africa 24.4 SL 2007
Channallabes sanghaensis Africa 22.1 SL 2007
Channallabes teugelsi Africa 14.5 SL 2007
Clariallabes attemsi Africa 11.6 TL 1927
Clariallabes brevibarbis Africa 29 TL 1913
Clariallabes centralis Africa 20.5 TL 1958
Clariallabes heterocephalus Africa 13.7 TL 1967
Clariallabes laticeps Africa 20 TL 1911
Clariallabes longicauda Africa 28 TL 1902
Clariallabes manyangae Africa 15 TL 1919
Clariallabes melas Africa 26 TL 1887
Clariallabes mutsindoziensis Africa 11.8 SL 1998
Clariallabes petricola Victoria snake catfish Africa 8.5 SL 1956
Clariallabes pietschmanni Africa 13.6 TL 1938
Clariallabes platyprosopos Broadhead catfish Africa 29.5 TL 1965
Clariallabes simeonsi Africa 7.1 TL 1941
Clariallabes teugelsi Africa 17 TL 2007
Clariallabes uelensis Africa 9.8 TL 1941
Clariallabes variabilis Africa 15.8 TL 1926
Clarias abbreviatus Asia 1840
Clarias agboyiensis Africa 29 TL 1980
Clarias albopunctatus Africa 19.5 TL 1953
Clarias alluaudi Alluaud's catfish Africa 23 TL 1906
Clarias anfractus Asia 17.6 SL 1999
Clarias angolensis Angolian walking catfish Africa 35 TL 1866
Clarias anguillaris Mudfish Africa 100 TL 1758
Clarias batrachus Philippine catfish Asia 47 TL 1758
Clarias batu Asia 30.5 SL 1999
Clarias brachysoma Asia 50 TL 1864
Clarias buettikoferi Africa 19.2 TL 1894
Clarias buthupogon Africa 30.1 TL 1879
Clarias camerunensis Africa 46.6 TL 1895
Clarias cataractus Asia 1939
Clarias cavernicola Cave catfish Africa 16.1 SL 1936
Clarias dayi Asia 17.5 TL 1936
Clarias dhonti Africa 18.5 TL 1920
Clarias dumerilii Africa 30.5 TL 1866
Clarias dussumieri Asia 25 TL 1840
Clarias ebriensis Africa 31.5 TL 1920
Clarias engelseni Africa 18.5 TL 1926
Clarias fuscus Hong Kong catfish Asia 24.5 SL 1803
Clarias gabonensis Africa 36 TL 1867
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Africa 170 TL 1822
Clarias gracilentus Asia 2011
Clarias hilli Africa 19.6 TL 1936
Clarias insolitus Asia 14.0 SL 2003
Clarias intermedius Asia 19.3 SL 2001
Clarias jaensis Africa 48.3 TL 1909
Clarias kapuasensis Asia 26 SL 2003
Clarias laeviceps Catfish Africa 31.7 TL 1862
Clarias lamottei Africa 16.4 TL 1967
Clarias leiacanthus Asia 33 TL 1851
Clarias liocephalus Smoothhead catfish Africa 32 TL 1898
Clarias longior Africa 22.5 TL 1907
Clarias maclareni Africa 36 TL 1962
Clarias macrocephalus Bighead catfish Asia 120 TL 1864
Clarias macromystax Africa 31.6 TL 1864
Clarias magur Asia 21.3 SL 1822
Clarias meladerma Blackskin catfish Asia 35 SL 1846
Clarias microspilus Asia 23.3 SL 2011
Clarias microstomus Asia 14.1 SL 2001
Clarias nebulosus Asia 1958
Clarias ngamensis Blunt-toothed African catfish Africa 73 TL 1861
Clarias nieuhofii Slender walking catfish Asia 50 TL 1840
Clarias nigricans Asia 30.8 SL 2003
Clarias nigromarmoratus Africa 17.6 TL 1967
Clarias olivaceus Asia 24.2 SL 1904
Clarias pachynema Africa 35.6 TL 1903
Clarias planiceps Asia 29.7 SL 1999
Clarias platycephalus Africa 37.6 TL 1902
Clarias pseudoleiacanthus Asia 24.5 SL 2003
Clarias pseudonieuhofii Asia 31.6 SL 2004
Clarias salae Africa 50.8 TL 1881
Clarias serniosus Asia 16.1 SL 2014
Clarias stappersii Blotched catfish Africa 41 SL 1915
Clarias submarginatus Africa 16 TL 1882
Clarias sulcatus Asia 20.7 SL 2004
Clarias teijsmanni Asia 22 TL 1857
Clarias theodorae Snake catfish Africa 35 TL 1897
Clarias werneri Werner's catfish Africa 23 TL 1906
Dinotopterus cunningtoni Africa 175 SL 1906
Dolichallabes microphthalmus Africa 25 TL 1942
Encheloclarias baculum Asia. 5.7 SL 1993
Encheloclarias curtisoma Asia 8.2 SL 1993
Encheloclarias kelioides Asia 6.5 SL 1993
Encheloclarias medialis Asia 2012
Encheloclarias prolatus Asia 8.6 SL 1993
Encheloclarias tapeinopterus Asia 12.4 TL 1853
Encheloclarias velatus Eastern Indian Ocean 16.9 SL 2000
Gymnallabes nops Africa 5.7 SL 1976
Gymnallabes typus Africa 29.7 TL 1867
Heterobranchus bidorsalis African catfish Africa 150 TL 1809
Heterobranchus boulengeri Africa 64 TL 1922
Heterobranchus isopterus Africa 90 TL 1863
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Africa 150 SL 1840
Horaglanis abdulkalami Asia 3.8 TL 2012
Horaglanis alikunhii Asia 2004
Horaglanis krishnai Indian blind catfish Asia 4.2 TL 1950
Platyallabes tihoni Africa 52.8 TL 1944
Platyclarias machadoi Africa 20.1 TL 1977
Tanganikallabes alboperca Africa 16.1 SL 2012
Tanganikallabes mortiauxi Africa 32.5 TL 1943
Tanganikallabes stewarti Africa 15.5 SL 2012
Uegitglanis zammaranoi Africa 10.1 TL 1923
Xenoclarias eupogon Lake Victoria deepwater catfish Africa 20.9 SL 1928



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