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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes

Genus: Wallago

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 240 cm TL
Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Wallago attu
[Wallago]
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Asia.

 
Wallago hexanema
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Wallago leerii Bleeker, 1851

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Wallago leerii
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Wallago maculatus Inger & Chin, 1959

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Wallago maculatus
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 154 cm SL
Wallago micropogon Ng, 2004

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Wallago micropogon
[]
5 Species of Family Siluridae with Genus Wallago
(Sheatfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1801 Wallago attu Wallago Asia 240 TL
1866 Wallago hexanema Asia.
1851 Wallago leerii Asia 150 TL
1959 Wallago maculatus Asia 100 SL
2004 Wallago micropogon Asia 154 SL



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