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1. Anodontiglanis dahli (i:3, k:0)
2. Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (i:3, k:0)
3. Euristhmus microceps (i:0, k:0)
4. Euristhmus nudiceps (i:0, k:0)
5. Neosiluroides cooperensis (i:2, k:0)
6. Neosilurus ater (i:13, k:12)
7. Neosilurus brevidorsalis (i:6, k:0)
8. Neosilurus coatesi (i:1, k:0)
9. Neosilurus equinus (i:0, k:0)
10. Neosilurus gloveri (i:1, k:0)
11. Neosilurus hyrtlii (i:1, k:5)
12. Neosilurus idenburgi (i:0, k:0)
13. Neosilurus novaeguineae (i:0, k:0)
14. Neosilurus pseudospinosus (i:2, k:0)
15. Oloplotosus mariae (i:7, k:1)
16. Paraplotosus albilabris (i:0, k:0)
17. Plotosus abbreviatus (i:3, k:0)
18. Plotosus canius (i:14, k:1)
19. Plotosus lineatus (i:10, k:0)
20. Plotosus papuensis (i:11, k:1)
21. Porochilus argenteus (i:3, k:0)
22. Porochilus meraukensis (i:0, k:0)
23. Porochilus obbesi (i:4, k:1)
24. Porochilus rendahli (i:5, k:4)
25. Tandanus bellingerensis (i:1, k:0)
26. Tandanus bostocki (i:0, k:0)
27. Tandanus tandanus (i:12, k:14)
28. Tandanus tropicanus (i:0, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 28 species
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plotosidae
Family Common Name Eel Tailed Catfish
Distribution Australia & New Guinea
Common Names Eel Tailed Catfish, Marine or Coral Catfish
Size Smallest 100mm, largest 1500mm, average 458mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 28 species in 10 genera in the database
Keepers 8 species (28%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Neosilurus , 9 species (17 keepers)
2. Tandanus , 4 species (14 keepers)
3. Porochilus , 4 species (5 keepers)
4. Plotosus , 4 species (2 keepers)
5. Oloplotosus , 1 species (1 keepers)
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Tandanus tandanus (35.9%)
2. Neosilurus ater (30.77%)
3. Neosilurus hyrtlii (12.82%)
4. Porochilus rendahli (10.26%)
5. Porochilus obbesi (2.56%)
6. Plotosus papuensis (2.56%)
7. Plotosus canius (2.56%)
8. Oloplotosus mariae (2.56%)