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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Plotosidae Eeltail catfishes

Genus: Porochilus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Reg Morrison/AUSCAPE

Oceania
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Porochilus argenteus (Zietz, 1896)

Photo by Reg Morrison/AUSCAPE
 
Porochilus argenteus
[Silver tandan]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Porochilus meraukensis
[Merauke tandan]
No picture found
Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Porochilus obbesi
[Obbes' catfish]
No picture found
Oceania
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Porochilus rendahli
[Rendahl's catfish]
4 Species of Family Plotosidae with Genus Porochilus
(Eeltail catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Porochilus argenteus Silver tandan Oceania 35 TL
1913 Porochilus meraukensis Merauke tandan Asia and Oceania 24 TL
1913 Porochilus obbesi Obbes' catfish Asia and Oceania 12 TL
1928 Porochilus rendahli Rendahl's catfish Oceania 20 SL



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