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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosidae 
AphiaID: 154425

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSiluriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSiluriformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreeltail catfishes  [details]
Direct child
taxa (18)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnodontiglanis Rendahl, 1922
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidoglanis Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuristhmus Ogilby, 1899
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeosiluroides Allen & Feinberg, 1998
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeosilurus Steindachner, 1867
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOloplotosus Weber, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaplotosus Bleeker, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorochilus Weber, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandanus Mitchell, 1838

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoeroplotosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidoglanis Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopidoglanis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandanus Mitchell, 1838
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurithmus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuristhmus Ogilby, 1899
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoplotosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidoglanis Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstophycephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidoglanis Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotoseus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotossus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPotosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosus Lacepède, 1803
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indian Ocean and western Pacific from Japan to Australia. Anguilliform. Caudal pointed or bluntly rounded. Barbels usually 4 pairs. Adipose fin absent. Caudal fin rays may be far advanced along dorsal. Lower procurrent caudal rays confluent with long anal fin. Branchiostegal rays 7-14. Some can cause painful injury. Marine species = ISSCAAP 39; freshwater species = ISSCAAP 13.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154425
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Plotosidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154425 on 2014-12-22
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