SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=132) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Siluriformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Silurus') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae Sheatfishes

Genus: Silurus

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Photo by Kommatas & Sanda

Europe
Max. Length 46 cm TL
Silurus aristotelis Garman, 1890

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda
 
Silurus aristotelis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Silurus asotus
[Amur catfish]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 118 cm TL
Silurus biwaensis (Tomoda, 1961)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Silurus biwaensis
[Eurasian catfish]

Photo by MNHN

Probably occurring in Syr

Silurus chantrei Sauvage, 1882

Photo by MNHN
 
Silurus chantrei
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Silurus duanensis Hu, Lan & Zhang, 2004

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus duanensis
[]

Photo by Hartl, A.

Europe and Asia. North,
Max. Length 500 cm SL
Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Silurus glanis
[Wels catfish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 42.6 cm SL

 
Silurus grahami
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Silurus lanzhouensis Chen, 1977

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus lanzhouensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 58 cm TL

 
Silurus lithophilus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Silurus mento Regan, 1904

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus mento
[Kunming catfish]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 114.2 cm SL
Silurus meridionalis Chen, 1977

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus meridionalis
[Chinese large-mouth catfish]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Silurus microdorsalis (Mori, 1936)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Silurus microdorsalis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Silurus soldatovi Nikolskii & Soin, 1948

Photo by CAFS
 
Silurus soldatovi
[Soldatov's catfish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 99 cm SL

 
Silurus triostegus
[Tigris catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Silurus aristotelis Europe 46 TL 1890
Silurus asotus Amur catfish Asia 130 TL 1758
Silurus biwaensis Eurasian catfish Asia 118 TL 1961
Silurus chantrei Probably occurring in Syr 1882
Silurus duanensis Asia 2004
Silurus glanis Wels catfish Europe and Asia. North, 500 SL 1758
Silurus grahami Asia 42.6 SL 1907
Silurus lanzhouensis Asia 100 TL 1977
Silurus lithophilus Asia 58 TL 1961
Silurus mento Kunming catfish Asia 38 TL 1904
Silurus meridionalis Chinese large-mouth catfish Asia 114.2 SL 1977
Silurus microdorsalis Asia 35 TL 1936
Silurus soldatovi Soldatov's catfish Asia 400 TL 1948
Silurus triostegus Tigris catfish Asia 99 SL 1843



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