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Descriptor English: Catfishes
Descriptor Spanish: Bagres
Descriptor Portuguese: Peixes-Gato
Descriptor French: Poissons-chats
Entry term(s): Arius
Catfish
Catfish, Colombian
Colombian Catfish
Eremophilus mutisii
Heteropneustes
Plotosus
Siluriformes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.080
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002397
Scope note: Common name of the order Siluriformes. This order contains many families and over 2,000 species, including venomous species. Heteropneustes and Plotosus genera have dangerous stings and are aggressive. Most species are passive stingers.
Annotation: BULLHEAD CATFISHES, and CHANNEL CATFISH see ICTALURIDAE are also available; entry term EREMOPHILUS MUTISII: EREMOPHILA PLANT, and EREMOPHILA ALPESTRIS see SONGBIRDS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see CATFISH 1987-2001
History Note: 2002 (1987)
DeCS ID: 19097
Unique ID: D002397
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Catfishes - Preferred
Concept UI M0003649
Scope note Common name of the order Siluriformes. This order contains many families and over 2,000 species, including venomous species. Heteropneustes and Plotosus genera have dangerous stings and are aggressive. Most species are passive stingers.
Preferred term Catfishes
Entry term(s) Catfish
Siluriformes
Plotosus - Narrower
Concept UI M0003652
Preferred term Plotosus
Heteropneustes - Narrower
Concept UI M0003651
Preferred term Heteropneustes
Arius - Narrower
Concept UI M0367470
Scope note Genus of the family Ariidae (sea catfishes).
Preferred term Arius
Eremophilus mutisii - Narrower
Concept UI M0438709
Scope note A fish species of the order SILURIFORMES, family Trichomycteridae.
Preferred term Eremophilus mutisii
Entry term(s) Catfish, Colombian
Colombian Catfish



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