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Superregnum : Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Plotosidae
Genus: Tandanus
Species: T. bostocki – T. tandanus – T. tropicanus

Tandanus Mitchell, 1838

Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., 2007, Zootaxa 1418: 1–628 [1]

Tandanus is a genus of eeltail catfishes endemic to Australia.

There are currently 3 recognized species in this genus:[1]

Tandanus bostocki Whitley, 1944 (Freshwater cobbler)
Tandanus tandanus Mitchell, 1838 (Tandan catfish)
Tandanus tropicanus Welsh, Jerry & Burrows, 2014 (Wet Tropics Tandan) [2]


Eschmeyer, W. N., ed. (18 June 2014). "Species in the genus Tandanus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences – Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Welsh, S.A.; Jerry, D.R. & Burrows, D.W. (2014). "A New Species of Freshwater Eel-tailed Catfish of the Genus Tandanus (Teleostei: Plotosidae) from the Wet Tropics Region of Eastern Australia". Copeia. 2014 (1): 136–142. doi:10.1643/CI-13-067. S2CID 86735194.

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