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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Plotosidae Eeltail catfishes

Genus: Euristhmus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Euristhmus lepturus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Euristhmus lepturus
[Long-tailed catfish]

Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.

Eastern Indian Ocean

Euristhmus microceps (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Euristhmus microceps
[Smallhead catfish]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Euristhmus microphthalmus
[]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Euristhmus nudiceps (Günther, 1880)

Photo by CSIRO
 
Euristhmus nudiceps
[Naked-headed catfish]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Euristhmus sandrae
[]
5 Species of Family Plotosidae with Genus Euristhmus
(Eeltail catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1864 Euristhmus lepturus Long-tailed catfish Indo-West Pacific 46 TL
1845 Euristhmus microceps Smallhead catfish Eastern Indian Ocean
2006 Euristhmus microphthalmus Western Central Pacific
1880 Euristhmus nudiceps Naked-headed catfish Indo-West Pacific 33 TL
2006 Euristhmus sandrae Eastern Indian Ocean



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