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Artistic impression of typical member of the Plotosidae
 
Down arrow Family Overview
Distribution Australia & New Guinea
Common Names Eel Tailed Catfish, Marine or Coral Catfish
Size Smallest 90mm, largest 1500mm, average 452mm, most commonly 460mm. All SL.
Species There are 33 "species" in 10 genera in the database
Keepers 10 species (30%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down arrow Subfamilies in Plotosidae (by species)
1. 33 species (100%)
Down arrow Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1. Neosilurus 10 species (21 keepers)
2. Tandanus 4 species (15 keepers)
3. Porochilus 4 species (6 keepers)
4. Plotosus 4 species (2 keepers)
5. Oloplotosus 1 species (1 keepers)
Down arrow Distribution of Plotosidae


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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Tandanus tandanus (33.33%)
2. Neosilurus ater (33.33%)
3. Neosilurus hyrtlii (11.11%)
4. Porochilus rendahli (8.89%)
5. Porochilus obbesi (2.22%)
6. Porochilus meraukensis (2.22%)
7. Plotosus papuensis (2.22%)
8. Plotosus canius (2.22%)
9. Oloplotosus mariae (2.22%)
10. Neosilurus brevidorsalis (2.22%)
Down arrow Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1. Anodontiglanis dahli (i:3, k:0, b:0)
2. Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
3. Euristhmus lepturus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
4. Euristhmus microceps (i:1, k:0, b:0)
5. Euristhmus microphthalmus (i:0, k:0, b:0)
6. Euristhmus nudiceps (i:0, k:0, b:0)
7. Euristhmus sandrae (i:1, k:0, b:0)
8. Neosiluroides cooperensis (i:2, k:0, b:0)
9. Neosilurus ater (i:13, k:15, b:0)
10. Neosilurus brevidorsalis (i:6, k:1, b:0)
11. Neosilurus coatesi (i:1, k:0, b:0)
12. Neosilurus equinus (i:0, k:0, b:0)
13. Neosilurus gloveri (i:1, k:0, b:0)
14. Neosilurus hyrtlii (i:1, k:5, b:0)
15. Neosilurus idenburgi (i:0, k:0, b:0)
16. Neosilurus mollespiculum (i:0, k:0, b:0)
17. Neosilurus novaeguineae (i:0, k:0, b:0)
18. Neosilurus pseudospinosus (i:2, k:0, b:0)
19. Oloplotosus mariae (i:7, k:1, b:0)
20. Paraplotosus albilabris (i:0, k:0, b:0)
21. Paraplotosus butleri (i:1, k:0, b:0)
22. Plotosus abbreviatus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
23. Plotosus canius (i:14, k:1, b:0)
24. Plotosus lineatus (i:11, k:0, b:0)
25. Plotosus papuensis (i:11, k:1, b:0)
26. Porochilus argenteus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
27. Porochilus meraukensis (i:4, k:1, b:0)
28. Porochilus obbesi (i:4, k:1, b:0)
29. Porochilus rendahli (i:5, k:4, b:0)
30. Tandanus bellingerensis (i:1, k:0, b:0)
31. Tandanus bostocki (i:0, k:0, b:0)
32. Tandanus tandanus (i:12, k:15, b:0)
33. Tandanus tropicanus (i:0, k:0, b:0)