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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Genus: Hisonotus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hisonotus acuen South America 2.9 SL 2014
Hisonotus aky South America 4.0 SL 2004
Hisonotus armatus South America 6 TL 2008
Hisonotus bocaiuva South America 2.4 SL 2013
Hisonotus bockmanni South America 2.4 SL 2012
Hisonotus brunneus South America 4.2 SL 2011
Hisonotus carreiro South America 3.6 SL 2011
Hisonotus charrua South America 3.6 SL 2006
Hisonotus chromodontus South America 3.3 SL 2007
Hisonotus depressicauda South America 5 SL 1918
Hisonotus depressinotus South America 3 SL 1918
Hisonotus francirochai South America 3.6 SL 1928
Hisonotus heterogaster South America 4.3 SL 2011
Hisonotus hungy South America 4.2 SL 2007
Hisonotus iota South America 3.3 SL 2009
Hisonotus laevior South America 7.5 TL 1894
Hisonotus leucofrenatus South America 6 SL 1908
Hisonotus leucophrys South America 4.2 SL 2009
Hisonotus maculipinnis South America 4 SL 1912
Hisonotus megaloplax South America 4.7 SL 2009
Hisonotus montanus South America 4.5 SL 2009
Hisonotus nigricauda South America 6 TL 1891
Hisonotus notatus South America 4.3 SL 1889
Hisonotus notopagos South America 3.7 SL 2011
Hisonotus paulinus South America 4 SL 1908
Hisonotus prata South America 3.3 SL 2011
Hisonotus ringueleti South America 4.3 SL 2001
Hisonotus taimensis South America 6.6 SL 1981
Hisonotus thayeri South America 4.2 SL 2016
Hisonotus vespuccii South America 3.6 SL 2015
Hisonotus vireo South America 4.0 SL 2011



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