Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Siluriformes
  • English
    • Catfishes
  • Spanish
    • Peces gatos, bagres y parientes

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

45098264_90cbb5cd92_sMagnifier 4015394815_95f6f11b49_sMagnifier 4814698084_046ee9e97a_sMagnifier 3148919051_78f193fa35_sMagnifier 2966819395_9fd75d55d5_sMagnifier 4752060306_da59c54cec_sMagnifier 2877068452_88d42e2ec3_sMagnifier 4751420009_9bf247f5c3_sMagnifier 25955_98_68Magnifier 27384_98_68Magnifier 16069_98_68Magnifier P7064833Magnifier 75px-synodontis_angelicaMagnifier 6810288239_d8f3a9b127_sMagnifier
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Siluriformes."
Invite photos to iNat » View all photos tagged "Siluriformes" on Flickr »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 30, 2014 04:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dominic

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

The pet store labeled him "Sawnose Fish."

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Specimen collected from Rocky River by Cleveland Metroparks staff as part of educational outing with Baldwin Wallace University. Fishes were collected via electrofishing and were released at the end of the class discussion.

These records add to the list documented at this site on 6 June 2014 and 24 July 2014.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Plecos Genus Pterygoplichthys

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

February 13, 2014

Description

These non-native fish were abundant in Lake Casa Blanca. Many were apparently dying along the shorelines. Many were much larger than the present example.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

14778660539_725caca834_s

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 18, 2014 10:38 PM EAT

Description

Mwalalo River, Matema, Southern Tanzania

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tadpole madtom Noturus gyrinus

Observer

bencantrell

Date

November 3, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris

Observer

bencantrell

Date

May 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ivancumpian

Date

April 17, 2014

Description

Pez Diablo. Especie introducida. Laguna junto al Rio Bravo. Los pescadores reportan una alta abundancia y perdidas economicas respecto a las especies locales.

Photos / Sounds

14696104837_7704901621_s

Observer

martingrimm

Date

February 5, 2014 02:40 PM EAT

Description

Matema = Lake Malawi in Tanzania

Photos / Sounds

14696101030_75b8a902fb_s

Observer

martingrimm

Date

February 8, 2014 11:44 AM EAT

Photos / Sounds

14694869767_3568d1f976_s

What

Yellow Bullhead Ameiurus natalis

Observer

brianw

Date

August 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

14861165431_98cbddb6f9_s

Observer

martingrimm

Date

August 8, 2014 05:07 PM EAT

Description

The Lufilyo River is one of the northern tributaries to Lake Malawi.

View all observations

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...

No range data available.