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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Chacidae Squarehead or angler catfish

Genus: Chaca

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca bankanensis Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Chaca bankanensis
[Angler catfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca burmensis Brown & Ferraris, 1988

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chaca burmensis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chaca chaca
[Squarehead catfish]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Asia
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Chaca serica Ng & Kottelat, 2012

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chaca serica
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4 Species of Family Chacidae with Genus Chaca
(Squarehead or angler catfish)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1852 Chaca bankanensis Angler catfish Asia 20 TL
1988 Chaca burmensis Asia 20 TL
1822 Chaca chaca Squarehead catfish Asia 20 TL
2012 Chaca serica Asia 14.5 SL



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