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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Amblycipitidae Torrent catfishes

Genus: Amblyceps

(See list of species below)



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21 species
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Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Amblyceps accari
[Nikhil’s torrent catfish]



Asia
Max. Length 15.9 cm TL
Amblyceps apangi Nath & Dey, 1989

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Amblyceps apangi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm TL
Amblyceps arunachalense Nath & Dey, 1989

Photo by Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Amblyceps arunachalense
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Amblyceps caecutiens
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Amblyceps carinatum
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Amblyceps cerinum Ng & Wright, 2010

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Amblyceps cerinum
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Amblyceps foratum Ng & Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Amblyceps foratum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Amblyceps kurzii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Amblyceps laticeps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Amblyceps macropterus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Amblyceps mangois (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Amblyceps mangois
[Indian torrent catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Amblyceps murraystuarti
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm NG
Amblyceps platycephalus Ng & Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Amblyceps platycephalus
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Asia

Amblyceps protentum Ng & Wright, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Amblyceps protentum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Amblyceps serratum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Amblyceps tenuispinis
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Amblyceps torrentis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Amblyceps tuberculatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Amblyceps variegatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Amblyceps waikhomi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Amblyceps yunnanense
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyceps accari Nikhil’s torrent catfish Asia 4.7 SL 2016
Amblyceps apangi Asia 15.9 TL 1989
Amblyceps arunachalense Asia 13.2 TL 1989
Amblyceps caecutiens Asia 7.3 SL 1858
Amblyceps carinatum Asia 3.6 SL 2005
Amblyceps cerinum Asia 9.7 SL 2010
Amblyceps foratum Asia 8.5 SL 2000
Amblyceps kurzii Asia 5.6 SL 1872
Amblyceps laticeps Asia 4.2 SL 1842
Amblyceps macropterus Asia 4.9 SL 2001
Amblyceps mangois Indian torrent catfish Asia 12.5 SL 1822
Amblyceps murraystuarti Asia 12.8 SL 1919
Amblyceps platycephalus Asia 12 NG 2000
Amblyceps protentum Asia 2009
Amblyceps serratum Asia 4.5 SL 2000
Amblyceps tenuispinis Asia 6.6 SL 1860
Amblyceps torrentis Asia 9.6 SL 2008
Amblyceps tuberculatum Asia 9.7 SL 2008
Amblyceps variegatum Asia 6.3 SL 2000
Amblyceps waikhomi Asia 4.5 SL 2016
Amblyceps yunnanense Asia 7.6 SL 2016



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