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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Sisoridae Sisorid catfishes
Subfamily: Glyptosterninae
Genus: Glyptothorax

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Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Glyptothorax alaknandi Tilak, 1969

Photo by Photo by Rana, A.S.
 
Glyptothorax alaknandi
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax anamalaiensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Glyptothorax annandalei Hora, 1923

Photo by Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Glyptothorax annandalei
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL
Glyptothorax armeniacus (Berg, 1918)

Photo by Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Glyptothorax armeniacus
[Armenian mountain cat]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax ater
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax botius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax brevipinnis
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax buchanani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax burmanicus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax callopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax caudimaculatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Glyptothorax cavia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax cavia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax chimtuipuiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax chindwinica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax churamanii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax clavatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax conirostris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Glyptothorax coracinus Ng & Rainboth, 2008

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Glyptothorax coracinus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax cous
[Tigris cat]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax davissinghi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Glyptothorax deqinensis Mo & Chu, 1986

Photo by Photo by Zhu, T.-B.
 
Glyptothorax deqinensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Glyptothorax dikrongensis Tamang & Chaudhry, 2011

Photo by Photo by Tamang, L.
 
Glyptothorax dikrongensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Glyptothorax dorsalis Vinciguerra, 1890

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Glyptothorax dorsalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Glyptothorax elankadensis Plamoottil & Abraham, 2013

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Glyptothorax elankadensis
[Travancore rock catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Glyptothorax exodon Ng & Rachmatika, 2005

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Glyptothorax exodon
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Glyptothorax filicatus Ng & Freyhof, 2008

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Glyptothorax filicatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax fokiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax fucatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Glyptothorax fuscus Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Glyptothorax fuscus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax garhwali
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax granosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL
Glyptothorax granulus Vishwanath & Linthoingambi, 2007

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Glyptothorax granulus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax hainanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax honghensis
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax horai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax housei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax igniculus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax indicus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Glyptothorax interspinalus (Mai, 1978)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax interspinalus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax jalalensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax jayarami
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.8 cm TL
Glyptothorax kashmirensis Hora, 1923

Photo by Photo by Neeraj Kumar Sharma & Dr.Javaid Iqbal Mir
 
Glyptothorax kashmirensis
[]



South East Asia. Indonesi
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Glyptothorax ketambe Ng & Hadiaty, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Glyptothorax ketambe
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax kudremukhensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Glyptothorax kurdistanicus (Berg, 1931)

Photo by Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Glyptothorax kurdistanicus
[Iran cat]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax laak
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Glyptothorax lampris Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax lampris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Glyptothorax lanceatus Ng, Jiang & Chen, 2012

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Glyptothorax lanceatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Glyptothorax laosensis Fowler, 1934

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax laosensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Glyptothorax lonah (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Sreekantha
 
Glyptothorax lonah
[]



Asia
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Glyptothorax longicauda Li, 1984

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax longicauda
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Glyptothorax longjiangensis Mo & Chu, 1986

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax longjiangensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax maceriatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Glyptothorax macromaculatus Li, 1984

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax macromaculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax madraspatanus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL
Glyptothorax major (Boulenger, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Glyptothorax major
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Glyptothorax malabarensis Gopi, 2010

Photo by Photo by Gopi, K.C.
 
Glyptothorax malabarensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax manipurensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax mibangi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Glyptothorax minimaculatus Li, 1984

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax minimaculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax naziri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax nelsoni
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Glyptothorax ngapang Vishwanath & Linthoingambi, 2007

Photo by Photo by Myint Naung
 
Glyptothorax ngapang
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax nieuwenhuisi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax obliquimaculatus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax obscurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax pallozonus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax panda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax pantherinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax pectinopterus
[River cat]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Glyptothorax platypogon (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Glyptothorax platypogon
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Glyptothorax platypogonides (Bleeker, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Glyptothorax platypogonides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax plectilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax poonaensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax prashadi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax punjabensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Glyptothorax quadriocellatus (Mai, 1978)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax quadriocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax radiolus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Glyptothorax rugimentum Ng & Kottelat, 2008

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Glyptothorax rugimentum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 90 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax saisii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Glyptothorax schmidti (Volz, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Glyptothorax schmidti
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax scrobiculus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax senapatiensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL
Glyptothorax siamensis Hora, 1923

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Glyptothorax siamensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Glyptothorax silviae Coad, 1981

Photo by Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Glyptothorax silviae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Glyptothorax sinensis (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Lei Pan
 
Glyptothorax sinensis
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax steindachneri
[Steindachner’s cat]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax stocki
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax stolickae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax strabonis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.5 cm

 
Glyptothorax striatus
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax sufii
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax sykesi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Glyptothorax telchitta (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Tamang, L.
 
Glyptothorax telchitta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Glyptothorax trewavasae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Glyptothorax trilineatus Blyth, 1860

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Glyptothorax trilineatus
[Three-lined catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax ventrolineatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Glyptothorax verrucosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Glyptothorax zanaensis Wu, He & Chu, 1981

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Glyptothorax zanaensis
[]
No picture found


 
Glyptothorax zhujiangensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glyptothorax alaknandi Asia 9 TL 1969
Glyptothorax anamalaiensis Asia 1952
Glyptothorax annandalei Asia 11.5 TL 1923
Glyptothorax armeniacus Armenian mountain cat Asia 12.5 TL 1918
Glyptothorax ater Asia 12.7 SL 2011
Glyptothorax botius Asia 7.9 SL 1822
Glyptothorax brevipinnis Asia 9.7 SL 1923
Glyptothorax buchanani Asia 1945
Glyptothorax burmanicus Asia 26.6 SL 1929
Glyptothorax callopterus Asia 1945
Glyptothorax caudimaculatus Asia 6.0 SL 2011
Glyptothorax cavia Asia 28 TL 1822
Glyptothorax chimtuipuiensis Asia 5.8 SL 2010
Glyptothorax chindwinica Asia 14.6 SL 2007
Glyptothorax churamanii Asia 8.6 SL 2012
Glyptothorax clavatus Asia 6.7 SL 2014
Glyptothorax conirostris Asia 14 TL 1867
Glyptothorax coracinus Asia 8.2 SL 2008
Glyptothorax cous Tigris cat Asia 1766
Glyptothorax davissinghi Asia 1998
Glyptothorax deqinensis Asia 13.2 SL 1986
Glyptothorax dikrongensis Asia 9.4 SL 2011
Glyptothorax dorsalis Asia 15 SL 1890
Glyptothorax elankadensis Travancore rock catfish Asia 11.5 SL 2013
Glyptothorax exodon Asia 6.3 SL 2005
Glyptothorax filicatus Asia 9.2 SL 2008
Glyptothorax fokiensis Asia 12.5 SL 1925
Glyptothorax fucatus Asia 10.3 SL 2012
Glyptothorax fuscus Asia 12.1 SL 1934
Glyptothorax garhwali Asia 10.9 SL 1969
Glyptothorax gracilis Asia 12.7 SL 1864
Glyptothorax granosus Asia 11.7 SL 2012
Glyptothorax granulus Asia 9.0 SL 2007
Glyptothorax hainanensis Asia 1927
Glyptothorax honghensis Asia 8.8 SL 1984
Glyptothorax horai Asia 1934
Glyptothorax housei Asia 10 TL 1942
Glyptothorax igniculus Asia 7.1 SL 2013
Glyptothorax indicus Asia 11.8 SL 1991
Glyptothorax interspinalus Asia 10.6 SL 1978
Glyptothorax jalalensis Asia 1970
Glyptothorax jayarami Asia 10.5 SL 2012
Glyptothorax kashmirensis Asia 14.8 TL 1923
Glyptothorax ketambe South East Asia. Indonesi 10 SL 2009
Glyptothorax kudremukhensis Asia 2007
Glyptothorax kurdistanicus Iran cat Asia 25 TL 1931
Glyptothorax laak Asia 8.5 SL 1904
Glyptothorax lampris Asia 12.1 SL 1934
Glyptothorax lanceatus Asia 17 TL 2012
Glyptothorax laosensis Asia 10.8 SL 1934
Glyptothorax lonah Asia 15 TL 1839
Glyptothorax longicauda Asia 19.3 SL 1984
Glyptothorax longjiangensis Asia 10.8 SL 1986
Glyptothorax maceriatus Asia 11.1 SL 2012
Glyptothorax macromaculatus Asia 16.1 SL 1984
Glyptothorax madraspatanus Asia 11.5 TL 1873
Glyptothorax major Asia 14.4 TL 1894
Glyptothorax malabarensis Asia 5.5 SL 2010
Glyptothorax manipurensis Asia 15.1 SL 1955
Glyptothorax mibangi Asia 8.4 SL 2015
Glyptothorax minimaculatus Asia 15 SL 1984
Glyptothorax naziri Asia 5 SL 1969
Glyptothorax nelsoni Asia 8 SL 1972
Glyptothorax ngapang Asia 13.6 SL 2007
Glyptothorax nieuwenhuisi Asia 5.5 SL 1902
Glyptothorax obliquimaculatus Asia 8.5 SL 2010
Glyptothorax obscurus Asia 1984
Glyptothorax pallozonus Asia 6 SL 1934
Glyptothorax panda Asia 3.2 SL 2005
Glyptothorax pantherinus Asia 14.4 SL 2013
Glyptothorax pectinopterus River cat Asia 17.8 SL 1842
Glyptothorax platypogon Asia 10 TL 1840
Glyptothorax platypogonides Asia 12 TL 1855
Glyptothorax plectilis Asia 7.6 SL 2008
Glyptothorax poonaensis Asia 8 TL 1938
Glyptothorax prashadi Asia 6.6 SL 1932
Glyptothorax punjabensis Asia 11.5 TL 1971
Glyptothorax quadriocellatus Asia 11.5 SL 1978
Glyptothorax radiolus Asia 11.9 SL 2013
Glyptothorax rugimentum Asia 7.9 SL 2008
Glyptothorax saisii Asia 90 SL 1910
Glyptothorax schmidti Asia 8.5 SL 1904
Glyptothorax scrobiculus Asia 2012
Glyptothorax senapatiensis Asia 6.1 SL 2015
Glyptothorax siamensis Asia 13.9 TL 1923
Glyptothorax silviae Asia 13 TL 1981
Glyptothorax sinensis Asia 34 SL 1908
Glyptothorax steindachneri Steindachner’s cat Asia 1913
Glyptothorax stocki Asia 5.5 SL 1978
Glyptothorax stolickae Asia 13.2 TL 1867
Glyptothorax strabonis Asia 9.6 SL 2008
Glyptothorax striatus Asia 21.5 1842
Glyptothorax sufii Asia 1975
Glyptothorax sykesi Asia 1873
Glyptothorax telchitta Asia 15.2 TL 1822
Glyptothorax trewavasae Asia 14 TL 1938
Glyptothorax trilineatus Three-lined catfish Asia 30 TL 1860
Glyptothorax ventrolineatus Asia 9.5 SL 2006
Glyptothorax verrucosus Asia 5.4 SL 2012
Glyptothorax zanaensis Asia 11.5 SL 1981
Glyptothorax zhujiangensis Asia 2003



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