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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae Sea catfishes
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Nemapteryx

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 39.5 cm SL
Nemapteryx armiger (De Vis, 1884)

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Nemapteryx armiger
[Threadfin catfish]
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Oceania
Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Nemapteryx augusta
[Short barbelled catfish]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Nemapteryx bleekeri (Popta, 1900)

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Nemapteryx bleekeri
[Bleeker's catfish]

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Nemapteryx caelata (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Nemapteryx caelata
[Engraved catfish]

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Indo-west Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Nemapteryx macronotacantha (Bleeker, 1846)

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Nemapteryx macronotacantha
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Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Indo-west Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Nemapteryx nenga (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Nemapteryx nenga
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6 Species of Family Ariidae with Genus Nemapteryx
(Sea catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1884 Nemapteryx armiger Threadfin catfish Western Pacific 39.5 SL
1978 Nemapteryx augusta Short barbelled catfish Oceania 60 SL
1900 Nemapteryx bleekeri Bleeker's catfish Western Pacific 17 SL
1840 Nemapteryx caelata Engraved catfish Indo-Pacific 45 TL
1846 Nemapteryx macronotacantha Indo-west Pacific 30 TL
1822 Nemapteryx nenga Indo-west Pacific 30 TL



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