What is the scientific name for a Catfish?


There are many fish in the catfish family, but here is a list of selected common species; Blue catfish-Ictalurus Furcatatus, Channel catfish-Ictalurus Punctatus, White catfish-Ameiurus Catus, Flathead Catfish-Pylodictis Olivaris.
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The scientific name of the Channel Catfish is Ictalurus punctatus.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Siluriformes Family: Ictaluridae Genus: Ictalurus Species: Ictalurus punctatus
The binominal name is comprised of two parts, a generic name first, followed by a specific name. The resulting name refers to a single species. A subspecies is designated by a third name after the species name.
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Scientific name for catfish is Ictalurus punctatus.
"Silurus aristotelis" is the scientific name of Aristotle's catfish.
was it some sort of pl*co?? There are several species that fit that description. Otherwise umm maybe this.....http://www.planetcatfish.com/catelog...species_id=766 I have noticed
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