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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes

Genus: Ompok

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ompok argestes Asia 14.7 SL 2016
Ompok bimaculatus Butter catfish Asia 45 SL 1794
Ompok binotatus Asia 9.1 SL 2002
Ompok borneensis Asia 14.9 SL 1901
Ompok brevirictus Asia 12.5 SL 2009
Ompok canio Asia 1822
Ompok ceylonensis Asia 28.9 SL 1864
Ompok eugeneiatus Malay glass catfish Asia 16.5 TL 1893
Ompok fumidus Asia 15 SL 1996
Ompok goae Asia 21.6 SL 1952
Ompok hypophthalmus Asia 30 SL 1846
Ompok javanensis Asia 1938
Ompok jaynei Asia 15.2 SL 1905
Ompok karunkodu Asia 22.9 SL 2013
Ompok leiacanthus Asia 19 TL 1853
Ompok malabaricus Goan catfish Asia 51 SL 1840
Ompok miostoma Asia 21.4 SL 1902
Ompok pabda Pabdah catfish Asia 30 TL 1822
Ompok pabo Pabo catfish Asia 25 NG 1822
Ompok pinnatus Long-fin glass catfish Asia 10 TL 2003
Ompok platyrhynchus Asia 7.9 SL 2004
Ompok pluriradiatus Asia 11.2 SL 2002
Ompok rhadinurus Asia 21.4 SL 2003
Ompok siluroides Asia 21.4 SL 1803
Ompok sindensis Asia 1877
Ompok supernus Asia 16.1 SL 2008
Ompok urbaini Asia 18.1 SL 1949
Ompok weberi Asia 7.9 SL 1936



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