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Tandanus tandanus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Plotosidae
Genus: Tandanus
Mitchell, 1838
Type species
Plotosus (Tandanus) tandanus
Mitchell, 1838
  • Copidoglanis Günther, 1864
  • Anyperistius Ogilby, 1908

Tandanus is a genus of eeltail catfishes endemic to Australia.


There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N., ed. (18 June 2014). "Species in the genus Tandanus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences – Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
  2. ^ Welsh, S.A., Jerry, D.R. & Burrows, D.W. (2014). "A New Species of Freshwater Eel-tailed Catfish of the Genus Tandanus (Teleostei: Plotosidae) from the Wet Tropics Region of Eastern Australia". Copeia. 2014 (1): 136–142. doi:10.1643/CI-13-067.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)