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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Plotosidae Eeltail catfishes

Genus: Neosilurus

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

Oceania
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Neosilurus ater (Perugia, 1894)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Neosilurus ater
[Narrowfront tandan]

Photo by James, A.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Neosilurus brevidorsalis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by James, A.
 
Neosilurus brevidorsalis
[Shortfin tandan]
No picture found
Oceania

 
Neosilurus coatesi
[]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL

 
Neosilurus equinus
[Southern tandan]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Neosilurus gjellerupi
[Northern tandan]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Neosilurus gloveri
[Dalhousie catfish]

Photo by Aland, G.

Oceania
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Neosilurus hyrtlii Steindachner, 1867

Photo by Aland, G.
 
Neosilurus hyrtlii
[Glencoe tandan]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Neosilurus idenburgi
[Idenburg tandan]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 44 cm SL

 
Neosilurus mollespiculum
[Soft-spined catfish]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Neosilurus novaeguineae
[New Guinea tandan]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Neosilurus pseudospinosus
[False-spined catfish]
11 Species of Family Plotosidae with Genus Neosilurus
(Eeltail catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1894 Neosilurus ater Narrowfront tandan Oceania 47 TL
1867 Neosilurus brevidorsalis Shortfin tandan Asia and Oceania 20 SL
1985 Neosilurus coatesi Oceania
1913 Neosilurus equinus Southern tandan Asia and Oceania 37.5 TL
1913 Neosilurus gjellerupi Northern tandan Oceania 30 TL
1998 Neosilurus gloveri Dalhousie catfish Oceania 9 SL
1867 Neosilurus hyrtlii Glencoe tandan Oceania 34 SL
1940 Neosilurus idenburgi Idenburg tandan Asia and Oceania 27 SL
1998 Neosilurus mollespiculum Soft-spined catfish Oceania 44 SL
1907 Neosilurus novaeguineae New Guinea tandan Asia and Oceania 21 SL
1998 Neosilurus pseudospinosus False-spined catfish Oceania 35 SL



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