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Warrior catfish

The warrior catfish is a species of catfish in the family Ariidae. It was described by Patricia J. Kailola in 2000, originally under the genus Arius. It inhabits marine and freshwaters in New Guinea and Australia. It reaches a standard length of ...

                                               

White sea catfish

The White sea catfish, also called the Marine catfish, is a species of catfish in the family Ariidae. It was described by Bernard Germain de Lacepede in 1803, originally under the genus Pimelodus. It is an oceanodromous species that is found betw ...

                                               

Ernstichthys anduzei

                                               

Ernstichthys intonsus

Ernstichthys intonsus is a species of banjo catfish that is endemic to Ecuador where it is found in the Napo River basin. This fish grows to a length of 4.9 cm.

                                               

Ernstichthys megistus

Ernstichthys megistus is a species of banjo catfish found in Ecuador and Peru where it occurs in the Bobonaza and Marañon River basins. It grows to a length of 6.7 cm.

                                               

Hoplomyzon papillatus

Hoplomyzon papillatus is a species of banjo catfish found in Ecuador and Venezuela where it occurs in the Napo and Portuguesa River basins respectively. It grows to a length of 1.7 cm.

                                               

Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma

Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma is a species of banjo catfish endemic to Venezuela where it is found in the Orinoco River basin. It is the giant of the genus reaching a length of 3.2 cm.

                                               

Micromyzon

There are currently 2 recognized species in this genus: Micromyzon orinoco T. P Carvalho, Lundberg, Baskin, Friel & R. E. dos Reis, 2016. Micromyzon akamai Friel & Lundberg, 1996.

                                               

Xyliphius barbatus

Xyliphius barbatus is a species of banjo catfish that is endemic to Argentina where it is found in the Paraguay-Parana River system basin. It grows to a length of 9.2 cm.

                                               

Xyliphius lombarderoi

                                               

Auchenipterichthys coracoideus

Auchenipterichthys coracoideus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Peru where it is found in the upper Amazon River basin. It grows to a length of 10 cm.

                                               

Auchenipterichthys longimanus

Auchenipterichthys longimanus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Amazon River basin. It grows to a length of 15 cm.

                                               

Auchenipterichthys punctatus

Auchenipterichthys punctatus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in the upper Amazon River basin. It grows to a length of 15.1 cm.

                                               

Auchenipterichthys thoracatus

Auchenipterichthys thoracatus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Peru where it is found in the Amazon River basin. It grows to a length of 11.0 cm.

                                               

Entomocorus benjamini

Entomocorus benjamini is a species of driftwood catfish found in the Madeira River system in Bolivia and Brazil. This species grows to a length of 7.0 cm and can be distinguished from it congeners in that the distal half of dorsal caudal fin lobe ...

                                               

Entomocorus gameroi

Entomocorus gameroi is a species of driftwood catfish native to Venezuela and questionably present in Colombia. It is found in the Apure River basin. It grows to a length of 7.0 cm and can be distinguished from its congeners by an oblique band cr ...

                                               

Entomocorus melaphareus

Entomocorus melaphareus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Amazon River. It grows to a length of 5.9 cm and can be distinguished from its congeners by an inconspicuous patch exists on the dorsal lobe of t ...

                                               

Entomocorus radiosus

Entomocorus radiosus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Rio Paraguay in the Pantanal region of Mato Grosso. It is the smallest known member of its genus growing to a length of 5.3 cm. It can be distinguis ...

                                               

Epapterus blohmi

Epapterus blohmi is a species of driftwood catfish distributed in the Orinoco River basin and Tuy River of the Caribbean coast of Venezuela. E. blohmi grows to 8.5 cm SL. It is found in a variety of habitats where there is poor visibility and the ...

                                               

Epapterus dispilurus

Epapterus dispilurus is a species of driftwood catfish distributed in the central and western parts of the Amazon River basin along and south of the main channel of the Amazon River, and Paraguay River basin in Paraguay, northern Argentina and so ...

                                               

Trachelyopterus lucenai

T. lucenai is a freshwater member of the family Auchenipteridae that is native to Brazil, it has currently only been found in the Jacui River basin in Rio Grande do Sul. Like many Siluriformes it is demersal which is one of the reasons it has onl ...

                                               

Austroglanididae

                                               

Austroglanididae

Austroglanis is the only genus in the catfish family Austroglanididae. This family was split off from the Bagridae catfish family. All three species of catfishes in the family Austroglanididae are endemic to southern Africa, and two species are t ...

                                               

Horabagrus

Horabagrus is a genus of catfish in the family Horabagridae endemic to rivers in the Western Ghats in Kerala and Karnataka, India. H. brachysoma is an important food fish and members of this genus can be found in the aquarium trade.

                                               

Mystus nigriceps

Mystus nigriceps, the two-spot catfish, is a species of catfish of the family Bagridae. The species was available in aquarium circles without a scientific name until a connection was made to a description of Mystus micracanthus by the ichthyologi ...

                                               

Pseudomystus

Pseudomystus was originally described by Jayaram in 1968 as a subgenus to Leiocassis. It was elevated to genus rank in 1991 by Mo. There is evidence to indicate that these two genera are not even closely related. There is the possibility that Pse ...

                                               

Sundolyra

                                               

Sundolyra

Sundolyra latebrosa is a species of catfish found in Sumatra. This species occurs the Kreung Babah Rot drainage in northwestern Sumatra. This species is the only known member of its genus.

                                               

Aspidoras rochai

Aspidoras rochai is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in coastal rivers in Ceara, Brazil. Fish will grow in length up t ...

                                               

Flagtail catfish

The flagtail catfish or stripedtail catfish, Dianema urostriatum, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Callichthyinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in the Amazon Basin in South America. The fish will grow in len ...

                                               

Hoplosternum punctatum

Hoplosternum punctatum is a species of catfish of the family Callichthyidae. This species is only found in the Atrato River basin in Colombia and in the Pacific coastal drainages of Panama, in southern Central America.

                                               

Cetopsidium morenoi

Cetopsidium morenoi is a species of whale catfish that is found in the central and western portions of the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela and Colombia.

                                               

Cetopsidium pemon

Cetopsidium pemon is a species of whale catfish found in the Caroni River and the Caura River basins, southern tributaries of the Orinoco in eastern Venezuela, the Meta River basin of the western portions of the Orinoco system in eastern Colombia ...

                                               

Helogenes castaneus

Helogenes castaneus is a species of whale catfish endemic to Colombia where it is found in the Guaviare River and Meta River drainages of the upper Orinoco River. This species grows to a length of 4.7 cm.

                                               

Helogenes gouldingi

Helogenes gouldingi is a species of whale catfish endemic to Brazil where it is found in black-water tributaries of the Madeira River basin. This species grows to a length of 4.7 cm.

                                               

Helogenes uruyensis

Helogenes uruyensis is a species of the whale catfish that is endemic to Venezuela, where it is found in the Uruyen River basin. This species reaches a length of 4.3 cm.

                                               

Chaca bankanensis

Chaca bankanensis is a species of angler catfish found in the Sundaland region, where it occurs in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. It is found in peat swamps and streams. This species grows to a length of 20.0 cm. It is found in the aq ...

                                               

Chaca burmensis

Chaca burmensis is a species of angler catfish endemic to Myanmar, where it is found in the Sittang River and possibly the Ayeyarwady drainage. This species grows to a length of 20.0 cm.

                                               

Pseudolaguvia

Pseudolaguvia is a genus of South Asian river catfishes. These species inhabit hill streams and large rivers. P. tenebricosa is found in fast running, clear water, the river has a sandy bottom and numerous rocks and boulders and aquatic vegetatio ...

                                               

Lacantuniidae

                                               

Lacantunia

The Chiapas catfish, Lacantunia enigmatica, is an unusual species of catfish newly described in 2005 from the Lacantun River in the Mexican state of Chiapas. While discovery of an undescribed species of catfish is not uncommon, discovery of a new ...

                                               

Lacantunia

                                               

Chaetostoma lexa

Chaetostoma lexa is a species of armored catfish only known from streams and rivers that feed into the Huallaga River near Tingo Maria, Leoncio Prado Province, Peru. This species grows to a length of 4.89 centimetres SL. The genus Loraxichthys is ...

                                               

Chaetostoma microps

C. microps has the following characteristics: Presence of interopercular odontodes barbs behind the gill covers, a characteristic shared with another species - C. platyrhynchus. Absence of plates external flattened armoured structures on the vent ...

                                               

Chauliocheilos

Chauliocheilos saxatilis is a species of armored catfishes native to South America. This species occurs Rio Itamarandiba in upper Rio Jequitinhonha basin, southeastern Brazil. This species is the only known member of its genus.

                                               

Guyanancistrus nassauensis

Guyanancistrus nassauensis is a species of catfish belonging to the family Loricariidae, the suckermouth armored catfishes. It is discovered in 2005 and formally described in 2018. G. nassauensis is a rare species, highly endemic to the Nassau Mo ...

                                               

Hisonotus acuen

The species bears a resemblance to H. chromodontus, being distinguished by the yellow as opposed to reddish-brown color of its teeth and the transparency of the tail fin. H. acuen grows to a maximum length of 29 millimeters. The head is rounded, ...

                                               

Micracanthicus

Micracanthicus vandragti is a species of suckermouth catfish endemic to Venezuela where it is found in the Ventuari River and adjacent Orinoco River. This species grows to a length of 4.2 centimetres SL. It is the sole species of the genus Micrac ...

                                               

Microplecostomus

Microplecostomus forestii, is a species of fish in the family Loricariidae found in two tributaries of the Tocantizinho River in the Tocantins basin. This species is the only member of its genus.

                                               

Nannoplecostomus

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