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Cathorops Jordan & Gilbert, 1883

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 23

species Cathorops agassizii (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
species Cathorops aguadulce (Meek, 1904) - Estuarine Sea Catfish
species Cathorops arenatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
species Cathorops belizensis Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
species Cathorops dasycephalus (Günther, 1864) - Big-bellied Sea Catfish
species Cathorops festae Boulenger, 1898
species Cathorops fuerthii (Steindachner, 1877) - Congo Sea Catfish
species Cathorops higuchii Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
species Cathorops hypophthalmus (Steindachner, 1877) - Gloomy Sea Catfish
species Cathorops kailolae Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
species Cathorops laticeps (Günther, 1864)
species Cathorops manglarensis Marceniuk, 2007
species Cathorops mapale Betancur-R. & Acero, 2005
species Cathorops melanopus (Günther, 1864) - Dark Sea Catfish
species Cathorops multiradiatus (Günther, 1864) - Box Sea Catfish
species Cathorops puncticulatus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840 inq.
species Cathorops raredonae Marceniuk, Betancur-R. & Acero, 2009
species Cathorops spixii (Agassiz, 1829) - Madamango Sea Catfish
species Cathorops steindachneri (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
species Cathorops taylori (Hildebrand, 1925)
species Cathorops tuyra (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923) - Besudo Sea Catfish
species Cathorops wayuu Betancur-R., Acero P. & Marceniuk, 2012

Nomina dubia dub.

species Cathorops variolosus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840 dub.

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/802]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Cathorops Jordan & Gilbert, 1883]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1298464]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cathorops Jordan & Gilbert, 1883]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Cathorops Jordan & Gilbert, 1882]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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Explanations

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation

dub. nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application