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Taxon profile

family

whalelike catfishes
Cetopsidae Bleeker, 1858

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

Scientific synonyms

incl. Helogeneidae

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

genus Cetopsidium Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
genus Cetopsis Agassiz, 1829
genus Denticetopsis Ferraris, 1996
genus Helogenes Günther, 1863
genus Paracetopsis Bleeker, 1862

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/94]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Cetopsidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Cetopsidae Bleeker, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Cetopsidae]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
[Data retrieved on: 05 May 2007]

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