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catfish
Siluriformes Cuvier, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes

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Number of records: 45

family Akysidae Gill, 1861 - stream catfishes
family Amblycipitidae Day, 1873 - torrent catfishes
family Amphiliidae Regan, 1911 - loach catfishes
family Anchariidae Glaw & Vences, 1994
family Andinichthyidae Gayet, 1988
family Ariidae Bleeker, 1862 - sea catfishes
family Aspredinidae Adams, 1854 - banjo catfishes
family Astroblepidae Bleeker, 1862 - climbing catfishes
family Auchenipteridae Bleeker, 1862 - auchenipterid catfishes
family Bagridae Bleeker, 1858 - bagrid catfishes
family Callichthyidae Bonaparte, 1838 - callichthyid armored catfishes
family Cetopsidae Bleeker, 1858 - whalelike catfishes
family Chacidae Bleeker, 1858 - squarehead or angler catfishes
family Clariidae Bonaparte, 1846 - airbreathing or labyrinth catfishes
family Claroteidae Bleeker, 1862
family Cranoglanididae Myers, 1931 - armorhead catfishes
family Diplomystidae Eigenmann, 1890 - diplomystid catfishes
family Doradidae Bleeker, 1858 - thorny catfishes
family Heptapteridae Gill, 1861
family Heteropneustidae - airsac catfishes
family Hypsidoridae Grande, 1987
family Ictaluridae Gill, 1861 - North American freshwater catfishes
family Lacantuniidae Rodiles-Hernández, Hendrickson, Lundberg & Humphries, 2005
family Loricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 - suckermouth armored catfishes
family Malapteruridae Bleeker, 1858 - electric catfishes
family Mochokidae Jordan, 1923 - squeakers and unside-down catfishes
family Nematogenyiidae Bleeker, 1862
family Olyridae - olyrid catfishes
family Pangasiidae Bleeker, 1858 - pangasid catfishes
family Pimelodidae - long-whiskered catfishes
family Plotosidae Bleeker, 1858 - eeltail catfishes
family Pseudopimelodidae Lundberg, Bornbusch & Mago-Leccia, 1991 - bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes
family Schilbeidae Bleeker, 1858 - schilbeid catfishes
family Scoloplacidae Bailey & Baskin, 1976 - spiny dwarf catfishes
family Siluridae Cuvier, 1816 - sheatfishes
family Sisoridae Bleeker, 1858 - sisorid catfishes
family Trichomycteridae Bleeker, 1858 - pencil or parasitic catfishes

Siluriformes incertae sedis

genus Bachmannia Dolgopol de Saez, 1945
genus Conorhynchos Bleeker, 1858
genus Eopeyeria Whitley, 1947
genus Fajumia Stromer, 1904
genus Pliosilurus Weiler, 1956
genus Rhineastes Cope, 1872
genus Socnopaea Stromer, 1904

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extinct taxon