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Family: Heteropneustidae Airsac catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Heteropneustes fossilis Stinging catfish Asia 31 TL 1794
Heteropneustes kemratensis Asia 27 SL 1937
Heteropneustes longipectoralis Asia 1999
Heteropneustes microps Asia 15 TL 1864
Heteropneustes nani Asia 10.9 SL 2013



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