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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Ancistrinae
Genus: Baryancistrus

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South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Baryancistrus beggini Lujan, Arce & Armbruster, 2009

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Baryancistrus beggini
[Blue panaque]



South America
Max. Length 29.6 cm TL
Baryancistrus chrysolomus Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon & Ribeiro de Oliveira, 2011

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Baryancistrus chrysolomus
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South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Baryancistrus demantoides Werneke, Sabaj Pérez, Lujan & Armbruster, 2005

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Baryancistrus demantoides
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Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Baryancistrus longipinnis
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South America
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Baryancistrus niveatus (Castelnau, 1855)

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Baryancistrus niveatus
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South America
Max. Length 29.7 cm TL
Baryancistrus xanthellus Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon & Ribeiro de Oliveira, 2011

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Baryancistrus xanthellus
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Baryancistrus beggini Blue panaque South America 8.1 SL 2009
Baryancistrus chrysolomus South America 29.6 TL 2011
Baryancistrus demantoides South America 15.1 SL 2005
Baryancistrus longipinnis South America 20 TL 1895
Baryancistrus niveatus South America 34 TL 1855
Baryancistrus xanthellus South America 29.7 TL 2011



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