SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=156) AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Callichthyinae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Callichthyinae


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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Callichthys callichthys
[Cascarudo]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia, Lehmann A. & Muñoz, 1999

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Callichthys fabricioi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Callichthys oibaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Callichthys serralabium
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Dianema longibarbis Cope, 1872

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Dianema longibarbis
[Porthole catfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Dianema urostriatum (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dianema urostriatum
[Flagtail catfish]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm TL
Hoplosternum littorale (Hancock, 1828)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Hoplosternum littorale
[Atipa]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Hoplosternum magdalenae Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Hoplosternum magdalenae
[Striped hoplo]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central and South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Hoplosternum punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1916

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hoplosternum punctatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum beni Reis, 1997

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Lepthoplosternum beni
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum pectorale (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Lepthoplosternum pectorale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum stellatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum tordilho
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum ucamara
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Megalechis picta (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Megalechis picta
[Spotted hoplo]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Megalechis thoracata (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Megalechis thoracata
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Callichthys callichthys Cascarudo South America 17 SL 1758
Callichthys fabricioi South America 12.5 SL 1999
Callichthys oibaensis South America 2006
Callichthys serralabium South America 15.8 SL 2004
Dianema longibarbis Porthole catfish South America 8.2 SL 1872
Dianema urostriatum Flagtail catfish South America 8.4 SL 1912
Hoplosternum littorale Atipa South America 26.3 TL 1828
Hoplosternum magdalenae Striped hoplo South America 11.5 SL 1913
Hoplosternum punctatum Central and South America 7.7 SL 1916
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum beni South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum pectorale South America 6.0 SL 1895
Lepthoplosternum stellatum South America 4.6 SL 2005
Lepthoplosternum tordilho South America 4.6 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum ucamara South America 4.6 SL 2005
Megalechis picta Spotted hoplo South America 15.5 SL 1849
Megalechis thoracata South America 12.4 SL 1840



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