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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes

Genus: Silurus

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Photo by Kommatas & Sanda

Europe
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Silurus aristotelis Garman, 1890

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda
 
Silurus aristotelis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Silurus asotus
[Amur catfish]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 118 cm TL
Silurus biwaensis (Tomoda, 1961)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Silurus biwaensis
[Eurasian catfish]

Photo by MNHN

Probably occurring in Syr

Silurus chantrei Sauvage, 1882

Photo by MNHN
 
Silurus chantrei
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Silurus duanensis Hu, Lan & Zhang, 2004

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus duanensis
[]

Photo by Hartl, A.

Europe and Asia. North,
Max. Length 500 cm SL
Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Silurus glanis
[Wels catfish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 42.6 cm SL

 
Silurus grahami
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Silurus lanzhouensis Chen, 1977

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus lanzhouensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 58 cm TL

 
Silurus lithophilus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Silurus mento Regan, 1904

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus mento
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 111.5 cm TL
Silurus meridionalis Chen, 1977

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus meridionalis
[Chinese large-mouth catfish]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Silurus microdorsalis (Mori, 1936)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Silurus microdorsalis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Silurus soldatovi Nikolskii & Soin, 1948

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus soldatovi
[Soldatov's catfish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 99 cm SL

 
Silurus triostegus
[Tigris catfish]
14 Species of Family Siluridae with Genus Silurus
(Sheatfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1890 Silurus aristotelis Europe 46 TL
1758 Silurus asotus Amur catfish Asia 130 TL
1961 Silurus biwaensis Eurasian catfish Asia 118 TL
1882 Silurus chantrei Probably occurring in Syr
2004 Silurus duanensis Asia
1758 Silurus glanis Wels catfish Europe and Asia. North, 500 SL
1907 Silurus grahami Asia 42.6 SL
1977 Silurus lanzhouensis Asia 100 TL
1961 Silurus lithophilus Asia 58 TL
1904 Silurus mento Asia 38 TL
1977 Silurus meridionalis Chinese large-mouth catfish Asia 111.5 TL
1936 Silurus microdorsalis Asia 35 TL
1948 Silurus soldatovi Soldatov's catfish Asia 400 TL
1843 Silurus triostegus Tigris catfish Asia 99 SL



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