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Clupisoma garua
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ailiidae
Bleeker, 1858 [1]

Ailia Gray, 1830
Clupisoma Swainson, 1838
Laides Jordan, 1919

Ailiidae is a family of catfishes native to Asia.[1] These fishes usually have dorsal fins with a short base and a spine, but Ailia lack a dorsal fin altogether.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Wang, J., Lu, B., Zan, R., Chai, J., Ma, W., Jin, W., Duan, R., Luo, J., Murphy, R.W., Xiao, H. & Chen, Z. (2016): Phylogenetic Relationships of Five Asian Schilbid Genera Including Clupisoma (Siluriformes: Schilbeidae). PLoS ONE, 11 (1): e0145675.