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

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm SL
Netuma bilineata (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Netuma bilineata
[Bronze catfish]

Photo by Biddle, T.

Western Pacific.
Max. Length 46 cm SL
Netuma proxima (Ogilby, 1898)

Photo by Biddle, T.
 
Netuma proxima
[Arafura catfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 185 cm TL
Netuma thalassina (Rüppell, 1837)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Netuma thalassina
[Giant catfish]
3 Species of Family Ariidae with Genus Netuma
(Sea catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Netuma bilineata Bronze catfish Indo-West Pacific 62 SL
1898 Netuma proxima Arafura catfish Western Pacific. 46 SL
1837 Netuma thalassina Giant catfish Western Indian Ocean 185 TL



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