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Name - Silurus glanis Linnaeus 1758

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Siluriformes (Order)
Siluridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Morphometric comparison of the skull and pectoral girdle bones of two catfishes, Parasilurus aristotelis and Silurus glanis (Siluriformes: Siluridae), in Greece.
  • Wels catfish Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758 - again breeding in Denmark.
  • Comparision of morphological and anatomical characters in two catfish species, Silurus triostegus Heckel, 1843 and Silurus glanis L., 1758 (Siluridae, Siluriformes).

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