Mission: To facilitate the discovery, description & dissemination of knowledge of
all catfish species by a global consortium of taxonomists & systematists

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Quicklink to specimen images

approximate global distribution of catfishes | repositories of siluriform types
field & museum projects | phylogenetic studies on catfishes | catfish oddities

Project Summary | Correspondences | Participants | News & Announcements
Catfish Families (Gallery) | Taxonomic Info | Sample Pages
Library (incl.
Bibliographies & Maps) | Links & Web Resources | Museum Abbreviations
Mailing list: Siluri-net

homepage photo credits | citing ACSI and related websites
curious to know where most catfishes are currently active? click HERE (note: slow link)
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The All Catfish Species Inventory is one of four flagship projects (Planetary Biological Inventories) funded by the US National Science Foundation's Biotic Surveys & Inventories Program. To see abstracts for PBI projects click HERE.