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    • Siluriformes
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Recent observations

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Observer

exequielb

Date

January 3, 2015

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What

Catfishes Order Siluriformes

Observer

ronsavage

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

A fisherman showed me two catfish.

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What

Catfishes Order Siluriformes

Observer

drewramsey44

Date

August 30, 2014

Place

maiden nc (Google, OSM)

Description

very nice catfish caught in a small man made pond. good size and weight.

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No photos or sounds

What

Plecostomus Hypostomus plecostomus

Observer

dahlette

Date

January 2, 2015 02:37 PM PST

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

February 13, 2009

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

September 6, 2012

Description

Found dead.

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What

Plecos Family Loricariidae

Observer

humedaliaac

Date

December 28, 2014

Description

Individuo encontrado por colaboradores de la A.C. durante la apertura de uno de los canales de Xochimilco

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What

Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris

Observer

dwest

Date

December 21, 2014 01:04 PM PST

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What

Netuma barba Genidens barbus

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

Description

Fin bone.

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What

Striped Catfish Plotosus lineatus

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 08:34 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

fisherman

Date

November 5, 2011

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Observer

connlindajo

Date

December 3, 2014 12:43 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

Catfishes (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of ray-finned fish. Named for their prominent barbels, which resemble a cat's whiskers, catfish range in size and behavior from the heaviest and longest, the Mekong giant catfish from Southeast Asia and the second longest, the wels catfish of Eurasia, to detritivores (species that eat dead material on the bottom), and even to a tiny parasitic species commonly called the candiru, Vandellia cirrhosa. There are armour-plated types and also...

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