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    • Сомападобныя
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    • Siluriformes
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Observer

sockleaye

Date

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Observer

richardling

Date

January 11, 2014 09:35 AM AEDT

Description

An Estuary Catfish (Cnidoglanis macrocephalus)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Estuary Cobbler Cnidoglanis macrocephalus

Observer

richardling

Date

January 12, 2013 12:32 PM AEDT

Description

Portrait of an Estuary Catfish (Cnidoglanis macrocephalus)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striped Eel Catfish Plotosus lineatus

Observer

richardling

Date

July 15, 2012 10:05 AM AEST

Description

A large shoal of juvenile Striped Catfish (Plotosus lineatus)

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Eel Catfish Plotosus lineatus

Observer

richardling

Date

May 22, 2012 10:11 AM AEST

Description

A large shoal of juvenile Striped Catfish (Plotosus lineatus)

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Eel Catfish Plotosus lineatus

Observer

richardling

Date

May 2, 2012 12:45 PM AEST

Description

A large shoal of juvenile Striped Catfish (Plotosus lineatus) and photographer

Photos / Sounds

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What

Estuary Cobbler Cnidoglanis macrocephalus

Observer

richardling

Date

November 27, 2011 11:16 AM AEDT

Description

Portrait of an Estuary Catfish (Cnidoglanis macrocephalus)

Photos / Sounds

What

Estuary Cobbler Cnidoglanis macrocephalus

Observer

richardling

Date

February 12, 2011 05:03 PM AEDT

Description

Portrait of an Estuary Catfish (Cnidoglanis macrocephalus)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Estuary Cobbler Cnidoglanis macrocephalus

Observer

richardling

Date

December 31, 2010 02:37 PM AEDT

Description

An Estuary Catfish (Cnidoglanis macrocephalus)

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Observer

oryzias

Date

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What

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Observer

oryzias

Date

November 21, 2016 06:20 PM HKT
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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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