153 Species in Family Ariidae
Nominal species list for Ariidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Amissidens hainesi (Kailola, 2000) Ridged catfish
Amphiarius phrygiatus (Valenciennes, 1840) Kukwari sea catfish
Amphiarius rugispinis (Valenciennes, 1840) Softhead sea catfish
Ariopsis assimilis (Günther, 1864) Mayan sea catfish
Ariopsis felis (Linnaeus, 1766) Hardhead sea catfish
Ariopsis guatemalensis (Günther, 1864) Blue sea catfish
Ariopsis seemanni (Günther, 1864) Tete sea catfish
Arius acutirostris Day, 1877
Arius africanus Günther, 1867 African sea catfish
Arius arenarius (Müller & Troschel, 1849) Sand catfish
Arius arius (Hamilton, 1822) Threadfin sea catfish
Arius brunellii Zolezzi, 1939
Arius cous Hyrtl, 1859
Arius dispar Herre, 1926 Fleshysnout catfish
Arius festinus Ng & Sparks, 2003
Arius gagora (Hamilton, 1822) Gagora catfish
Arius gigas Boulenger, 1911 Giant sea catfish
Arius jella Day, 1877 Blackfin sea catfish
Arius latiscutatus Günther, 1864 Rough-head sea catfish
Arius leptonotacanthus Bleeker, 1849
Arius macracanthus Günther, 1864
Arius maculatus (Thunberg, 1792) Spotted catfish
Arius madagascariensis Vaillant, 1894 Madagascar sea catfish
Arius malabaricus Day, 1877
Arius manillensis Valenciennes, 1840
Arius microcephalus Bleeker, 1855 Squirrelheaded catfish
Arius nudidens Weber, 1913
Arius oetik Bleeker, 1846
Arius subrostratus Valenciennes, 1840 Shovelnose sea catfish
Arius sumatranus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) Goat catfish
Arius uncinatus Ng & Sparks, 2003
Arius venosus Valenciennes, 1840 Veined catfish
Aspistor hardenbergi (Kailola, 2000)
Aspistor luniscutis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Aspistor quadriscutis (Valenciennes, 1840) Bressou sea catfish
Bagre bagre (Linnaeus, 1766) Coco sea catfish
Bagre marinus (Mitchill, 1815) Gafftopsail sea catfish
Bagre panamensis (Gill, 1863) Chilhuil sea catfish
Bagre pinnimaculatus (Steindachner, 1876) Red sea catfish
Batrachocephalus mino (Hamilton, 1822) Beardless sea catfish
Brustiarius nox (Herre, 1935) Comb-gilled catfish
Brustiarius solidus (Herre, 1935) Hard-palate catfish
Carlarius heudelotii (Valenciennes, 1840) Smoothmouth sea catfish
Carlarius parkii (Günther, 1864) Guinean sea catfish
Cathorops agassizii (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
Cathorops aguadulce (Meek, 1904) Estuarine sea catfish
Cathorops arenatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Cathorops belizensis Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008 Belize sea catfish
Cathorops dasycephalus (Günther, 1864) Bigbelly sea catfish
Cathorops fuerthii (Steindachner, 1876) Congo sea catfish
Cathorops higuchii Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
Cathorops hypophthalmus (Steindachner, 1876) Gloomy sea catfish
Cathorops kailolae Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008 Papillate sea catfish
Cathorops liropus (Bristol, 1897) Conguito sea catfish
Cathorops manglarensis Marceniuk, 2007
Cathorops mapale Betancur-R. & Acero P., 2005
Cathorops melanopus (Günther, 1864) Dark sea catfish
Cathorops multiradiatus (Günther, 1864) Box sea catfish
Cathorops nuchalis (Günther, 1864)
Cathorops puncticulatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Cathorops raredonae Marceniuk, Betancur-R. & Acero P., 2009 Curator sea catfish
Cathorops spixii (Agassiz, 1829) Madamango sea catfish
Cathorops steindachneri (Gilbert & Starks, 1904) Steindachner's sea catfish
Cathorops taylori (Hildebrand, 1925)
Cathorops tuyra (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923) Besudo sea catfish
Cathorops variolosus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Cathorops wayuu Betancur-R., Acero P. & Marceniuk, 2012
Cephalocassis borneensis (Bleeker, 1851)
Cephalocassis jatia (Hamilton, 1822) River catfish
Cephalocassis manillensis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Cephalocassis melanochir (Bleeker, 1852)
Cinetodus carinatus (Weber, 1913) Comb-spined catfish
Cinetodus conorhynchus (Weber, 1913) Lorentz catfish
Cinetodus crassilabris (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Thick-lipped catfish
Cinetodus froggatti (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Smallmouthed salmon catfish
Cochlefelis burmanicus (Day, 1870)
Cochlefelis danielsi (Regan, 1908) Daniel's catfish
Cochlefelis insidiator (Kailola, 2000) Flat catfish
Cochlefelis spatula (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Duckbilled catfish
Cryptarius daugueti (Chevey, 1932)
Cryptarius truncatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Galeichthys ater Castelnau, 1861 Black seacatfish
Galeichthys feliceps Valenciennes, 1840 White barbel
Galeichthys peruvianus Lütken, 1874 Peruvian sea catfish
Galeichthys trowi Kulongowski, 2010
Genidens barbus (Lacepède, 1803) White sea catfish
Genidens genidens (Cuvier, 1829) Guri sea catfish
Genidens machadoi (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
Genidens planifrons (Higuchi, Reis & Araújo, 1982)
Hemiarius dioctes (Kailola, 2000) Warrior catfish
Hemiarius harmandi Sauvage, 1880
Hemiarius stormii (Bleeker, 1858) Armoured sea catfish
Hemiarius verrucosus (Ng, 2003)
Hexanematichthys henni Fisher & Eigenmann, 1922
Hexanematichthys mastersi (Ogilby, 1898) Master's catfish
Hexanematichthys sagor (Hamilton, 1822) Sagor catfish
Ketengus typus Bleeker, 1846 Bigmouth sea catfish
Nedystoma dayi (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) Day's catfish
Nedystoma novaeguineae (Weber, 1913) Spoon-snouted catfish
Nemapteryx armiger (De Vis, 1884) Threadfin catfish
Nemapteryx augusta (Roberts, 1978) Short barbelled catfish
Nemapteryx bleekeri (Popta, 1900) Bleeker's catfish
Nemapteryx caelata (Valenciennes, 1840) Engraved catfish
Nemapteryx macronotacantha (Bleeker, 1846)
Nemapteryx nenga (Hamilton, 1822)
Neoarius berneyi (Whitley, 1941) Highfin catfish
Neoarius coatesi (Kailola, 1990) Coates' catfish
Neoarius graeffei (Kner & Steindachner, 1867) Blue salmon catfish
Neoarius latirostris (Macleay, 1883) Broad-snouted catfish
Neoarius leptaspis (Bleeker, 1862) Salmon catfish
Neoarius midgleyi (Kailola & Pierce, 1988) Silver cobbler
Neoarius pectoralis (Kailola, 2000) Sawspine catfish
Neoarius taylori (Roberts, 1978) Taylor's catfish
Neoarius utarus (Kailola, 1990) Northern rivers catfish
Neoarius velutinus (Weber, 1907) Papillate catfish
Netuma bilineata (Valenciennes, 1840) Bronze catfish
Netuma proxima (Ogilby, 1898) Arafura catfish
Netuma thalassina (Rüppell, 1837) Giant catfish
Notarius armbrusteri Betancur-R. & Acero P., 2006
Notarius biffi Betancur-R. & Acero P., 2004
Notarius bonillai (Miles, 1945) New Granada sea catfish
Notarius cookei (Acero P. & Betancur-R., 2002)
Notarius grandicassis (Valenciennes, 1840) Thomas sea catfish
Notarius insculptus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)
Notarius kessleri (Steindachner, 1876) Sculptured sea catfish
Notarius lentiginosus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888) Freckled sea catfish
Notarius neogranatensis (Acero P. & Betancur-R., 2002) Caribbean sculptured sea catfish
Notarius osculus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) Chomba sea catfish
Notarius planiceps (Steindachner, 1876) Flathead sea catfish
Notarius troschelii (Gill, 1863) Chili sea catfish
Occidentarius platypogon (Günther, 1864) Cominate sea catfish
Osteogeneiosus militaris (Linnaeus, 1758) Soldier catfish
Plicofollis argyropleuron (Valenciennes, 1840) Longsnouted catfish
Plicofollis dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1840) Blacktip sea catfish
Plicofollis layardi (Günther, 1866) Thinspine sea catfish
Plicofollis magatensis (Herre, 1926)
Plicofollis nella (Valenciennes, 1840) Smooth-headed catfish
Plicofollis platystomus (Day, 1877) Flatmouth sea catfish
Plicofollis polystaphylodon (Bleeker, 1846) Mozambique sea catfish
Plicofollis tonggol (Bleeker, 1846) Roughback sea catfish
Potamarius grandoculis (Steindachner, 1877)
Potamarius izabalensis Hubbs & Miller, 1960
Potamarius nelsoni (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1902) Lacandon sea catfish
Potamarius usumacintae Betancur-R. & Willink, 2007 Usumacinta sea catfish
Potamosilurus macrorhynchus (Weber, 1913) Sharp-nosed catfish
Sciades couma (Valenciennes, 1840) Couma sea catfish
Sciades dowii (Gill, 1863) Flapnose sea catfish
Sciades herzbergii (Bloch, 1794) Pemecou sea catfish
Sciades parkeri (Traill, 1832) Gillbacker sea catfish
Sciades passany (Valenciennes, 1840) Passany sea catfish
Sciades paucus (Kailola, 2000)
Sciades proops (Valenciennes, 1840) Crucifix sea catfish
Sciades sona (Hamilton, 1822) Sona sea catfish
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