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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Schilbeidae Schilbid catfishes

Genus: Pachypterus

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Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Pachypterus acutirostris
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Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pachypterus atherinoides (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Pachypterus atherinoides
[Indian potasi]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pachypterus khavalchor (Kulkarni, 1952)

Photo by Photo by Kumkar, P.
 
Pachypterus khavalchor
[Khavalchor catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pachypterus acutirostris Asia 7.8 SL 1870
Pachypterus atherinoides Indian potasi Asia 15 TL 1794
Pachypterus khavalchor Khavalchor catfish Asia 15 TL 1952



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