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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae Bagrid catfishes
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Tachysurus

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Asia
Max. Length 22.3 cm TL
Tachysurus adiposalis (Oshima, 1919)

Photo by Photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.
 
Tachysurus adiposalis
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Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Tachysurus argentivittatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Tachysurus brashnikowi
[Brazhnikov's catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Tachysurus dumerili (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Tachysurus dumerili
[Chinese longsnout catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 34.5 cm TL
Tachysurus fulvidraco (Richardson, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Tachysurus fulvidraco
[Yellow catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Tachysurus herzensteini
[Herzenstein's catfish]



Asia

Tachysurus hoi (Pellegrin & Fang, 1940)

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Tachysurus hoi
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Tachysurus longispinalis
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Asia
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Tachysurus nitidus (Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Tachysurus nitidus
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Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Tachysurus nudiceps
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Max. Length 36.1 cm SL

 
Tachysurus sinensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Tachysurus spilotus Ng, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Tachysurus spilotus
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Asia
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Tachysurus virgatus (Oshima, 1926)

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Tachysurus virgatus
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tachysurus adiposalis Asia 22.3 TL 1919
Tachysurus argentivittatus Asia 5 SL 1905
Tachysurus brashnikowi Brazhnikov's catfish Asia 22 TL 1907
Tachysurus dumerili Chinese longsnout catfish Asia 66 SL 1864
Tachysurus fulvidraco Yellow catfish Asia 34.5 TL 1846
Tachysurus herzensteini Herzenstein's catfish Asia 45 TL 1907
Tachysurus hoi Asia 1940
Tachysurus longispinalis Asia 2005
Tachysurus nitidus Asia 23.5 TL 1874
Tachysurus nudiceps Asia 15 TL 1883
Tachysurus sinensis Europe and Asia 36.1 SL 1803
Tachysurus spilotus Asia 6.9 SL 2009
Tachysurus virgatus Asia 13.3 SL 1926



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