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Clarias  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164119

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): walking catfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyClariidae Bonaparte, 1846 – airbreathing catfishes, labyrinth catfishes, poissons-chats ŕ labyrinths, bagres laberintos  
                                  GenusClarias Scopoli, 1777 – walking catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Clarias abbreviatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     Species Clarias agboyiensis Sydenham, 1980  
                                     Species Clarias albopunctatus Nichols and La Monte, 1953  
                                     Species Clarias alluaudi Boulenger, 1906  
                                     Species Clarias anfractus Ng, 1999  
                                     Species Clarias angolensis Steindachner, 1866  
                                     Species Clarias anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Species Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758) – clarias catfish, walking catfish 
                                     Species Clarias batu Lim and Ng, 1999  
                                     Species Clarias brachysoma Günther, 1864  
                                     Species Clarias buettikoferi Steindachner, 1894  
                                     Species Clarias buthupogon Sauvage, 1879  
                                     Species Clarias camerunensis Lönnberg, 1895  
                                     Species Clarias cavernicola Trewavas, 1936  
                                     Species Clarias dhonti (Boulenger, 1920)  
                                     Species Clarias dussumieri Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     Species Clarias ebriensis Pellegrin, 1920  
                                     Species Clarias engelseni (Johnsen, 1926)  
                                     Species Clarias fuscus (Lacepčde, 1803) – whitespotted clarias, whitespotted freshwater catfish 
                                     Species Clarias gabonensis Günther, 1867  
                                     Species Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822)  
                                     Species Clarias hilli Fowler, 1936  
                                     Species Clarias insolitus Ng, 2003  
                                     Species Clarias intermedius Teugels, Sudarto and Pouyaud, 2001  
                                     Species Clarias jaensis Boulenger, 1909  
                                     Species Clarias kapuasensis Sudarto, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     Species Clarias laeviceps Gill, 1862  
                                     Species Clarias leiacanthus Bleeker, 1851  
                                     Species Clarias liocephalus Boulenger, 1898  
                                     Species Clarias longior Boulenger, 1907  
                                     Species Clarias maclareni Trewavas, 1962  
                                     Species Clarias macrocephalus Günther, 1864 – Nigerian clarias 
                                     Species Clarias macromystax Günther, 1864  
                                     Species Clarias meladerma Bleeker, 1846  
                                     Species Clarias microstomus Ng, 2001  
                                     Species Clarias nebulosus Deraniyagala, 1958  
                                     Species Clarias ngamensis Castelnau, 1861  
                                     Species Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     Species Clarias nigricans Ng, 2003  
                                     Species Clarias nigromarmoratus Poll, 1967  
                                     Species Clarias olivaceus Fowler, 1904  
                                     Species Clarias pachynema Boulenger, 1903  
                                     Species Clarias planiceps Ng, 1999  
                                     Species Clarias platycephalus Boulenger, 1902  
                                     Species Clarias pseudoleiacanthus Sudarto, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     Species Clarias pseudonieuhofii Sudarto, Teugels and Pouyard, 2004  
                                     Species Clarias salae Hubrecht, 1881  
                                     Species Clarias stappersii Boulenger, 1915  
                                     Species Clarias submarginatus Peters, 1882  
                                     Species Clarias sulcatus Ng, 2004  
                                     Species Clarias theodorae Weber, 1897  
                                     Species Clarias werneri Boulenger, 1906  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Clarias    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Clarias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Clarias   

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