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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Plotosidae Eeltail catfishes

Genus: Paraplotosus

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3 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 134 cm TL
Paraplotosus albilabris (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Paraplotosus albilabris
[Whitelipped eel catfish]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Paraplotosus butleri
[]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Paraplotosus muelleri
[Kimberley catfish]
3 Species of Family Plotosidae with Genus Paraplotosus
(Eeltail catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Paraplotosus albilabris Whitelipped eel catfish Indo-West Pacific 134 TL
1998 Paraplotosus butleri Indo-West Pacific 32.5 SL
1879 Paraplotosus muelleri Kimberley catfish Indo-West Pacific 26.8 SL



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