family Siluridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Siluridae - Old World catfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Siluriformes, Siluriformes - an order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes
silurid, silurid fish - Old World freshwater catfishes having naked skin and a long anal fin more or less merged with the eellike caudal fin
genus Silurus, Silurus - type genus of the Siluridae: catfishes
genus Malopterurus, Malopterurus - electric catfish