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Clarias batrachus


Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Clariidae
Genera (16): Bathyclarias – Channallabes – Clariallabes – Clarias – Dinotopterus – Dolichallabes – Encheloclarias – Gymnallabes – Heterobranchus – Heteropneustes – Horaglanis – Platyallabes – Platyclarias – Tanganikallabes – Uegitglanis – Xenoclarias


Clariidae Bonaparte, 1846


  • Clariidae Report on ITIS
  • Clariidae  and its species in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2020. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 02/2019.
  • Genera of Clariidae (including synonyms) in Catalog of Fishes,
    Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2020. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.
  • Ferraris Carl J., Jr., Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa, 1418: 1–628 (2007) (pdf)
  • Greenwood, P.H. 1961: A revision of the genus Dinotopterus Blgr. (Pisces, Clariidae) with notes on the comparative anatomy of the suprabranchial organs in the Clariidae. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, 7 (4): 215–241. BioStor

Vernacular Name[edit]

English: Airbreathing catfish
日本語: ヒレナマズ科
polski: Długowąsowate
ไทย: วงศ์ปลาดุก
中文: 塘虱
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