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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Sisoridae Sisorid catfishes
Subfamily: Sisorinae
Genus: Sisor

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sisor barakensis Asia 2005
Sisor chennuah Asia 9.8 SL 2003
Sisor pakistanicus Asia 9.3 SL 2011
Sisor rabdophorus Asia 18 SL 1822
Sisor rheophilus Asia 15.5 TL 2003
Sisor torosus Asia 9.5 SL 2003



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