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Jump to next section Species List
1. Anodontiglanis dahli (i:3, k:0)
2. Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (i:3, k:0)
3. Neosiluroides cooperensis (i:2, k:0)
4. Neosilurus ater (i:12, k:10)
5. Neosilurus brevidorsalis (i:6, k:0)
6. Neosilurus coatesi (i:1, k:0)
7. Neosilurus equinus (i:0, k:0)
8. Neosilurus gloveri (i:1, k:0)
9. Neosilurus hyrtlii (i:1, k:3)
10. Neosilurus novaeguineae (i:0, k:0)
11. Neosilurus pseudospinosus (i:2, k:0)
12. Oloplotosus mariae (i:7, k:1)
13. Plotosus abbreviatus (i:3, k:0)
14. Plotosus canius (i:14, k:1)
15. Plotosus lineatus (i:10, k:0)
16. Plotosus papuensis (i:11, k:1)
17. Porochilus argenteus (i:3, k:0)
18. Porochilus obbesi (i:4, k:1)
19. Porochilus rendahli (i:5, k:4)
20. Tandanus tandanus (i:12, k:10)
Jump to next section Total of 20 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Plotosidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution Australia & New Guinea
Common Names Eel Tailed Catfish, Marine or Coral Catfish
Size Smallest 100mm, largest 1500mm, average 438mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 20 species in 8 genera in the database
Keepers 8 species (40%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Neosilurus (13 keepers)
2. Tandanus (10 keepers)
3. Porochilus (5 keepers)
4. Plotosus (2 keepers)
5. Oloplotosus (1 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Tandanus tandanus (32.26%)
2. Neosilurus ater (32.26%)
3. Porochilus rendahli (12.9%)
4. Neosilurus hyrtlii (9.68%)
5. Porochilus obbesi (3.23%)
6. Plotosus papuensis (3.23%)
7. Plotosus canius (3.23%)
8. Oloplotosus mariae (3.23%)