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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Heteropneustidae Airsac catfishes

Genus: Heteropneustes

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Raghavan, P.R.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Heteropneustes fossilis
[Stinging catfish]

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Heteropneustes kemratensis (Fowler, 1937)

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Heteropneustes kemratensis
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Asia

 
Heteropneustes longipectoralis
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Heteropneustes microps (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Heteropneustes microps
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Photo by Hossain, M.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Heteropneustes nani Hossain, Sarker, Sharifuzzaman & Chowdhury, 2013

Photo by Hossain, M.S.
 
Heteropneustes nani
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5 Species of Family Heteropneustidae with Genus Heteropneustes
(Airsac catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1794 Heteropneustes fossilis Stinging catfish Asia 30 TL
1937 Heteropneustes kemratensis Asia 27 SL
1999 Heteropneustes longipectoralis Asia
1864 Heteropneustes microps Asia 15 TL
2013 Heteropneustes nani Asia 10.9 SL



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