family Siluridae


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Noun1.family 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
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3A-D); whereas treatment with acetylcholine, which induces the aggregation of melanosomes in the melanophores of some fish species belonging to the family Siluridae (order Siluri-formes) (15, 16), did not affect the chromatophores (data not shown).
Wallago attu locally called as Mulee is a fresh water predatory fish, belongs to order siluriformes and family siluridae.