Silurus

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Silurus
Silurus biwaensis1.jpg
Silurus biwaensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Siluridae
Genus: Silurus
Linnaeus, 1758 [1]

Silurus is a genus of sheatfishes native to Europe and Asia.

Species[edit]

There are currently 15 recognized species in this genus: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WoRMS (2011). "Silurus Linnaeus, 1758". In Nicolas Bailly. FishBase. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Silurus in FishBase. February 2012 version.
  3. ^ Britz, R. & T. Win. (2010). Redescription of Silurus burmanensis Thant 1967: a Silurus not a Pterocryptis (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Siluridae). Zootaxa 2647: 61–68.