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Clarias  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164119

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

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Clarias   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Clarias   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Clarias   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Clarias   
       

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