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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Heptapteridae Three-barbeled catfishes

Genus: Imparfinis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Imparfinis borodini South America 15.7 SL 1989
Imparfinis cochabambae South America 6 SL 1940
Imparfinis guttatus South America 12.7 SL 1924
Imparfinis hasemani South America 8.1 SL 1915
Imparfinis hollandi South America 23 SL 1911
Imparfinis lineatus Central America 7 SL 1970
Imparfinis longicaudus South America 11.7 TL 1887
Imparfinis microps South America 6.1 SL 1916
Imparfinis minutus South America 12 SL 1874
Imparfinis mirini South America 8.5 SL 1911
Imparfinis mishky South America 2007
Imparfinis nemacheir South America 9.9 SL 1916
Imparfinis parvus South America 8 SL 1898
Imparfinis pijpersi South America 9.5 SL 1961
Imparfinis piperatus South America 3.2 SL 1900
Imparfinis pristos South America 3.8 SL 1989
Imparfinis pseudonemacheir South America 4 SL 1989
Imparfinis schubarti South America 9.3 SL 1956
Imparfinis spurrellii South America 6.2 SL 1913
Imparfinis stictonotus South America 4.8 SL 1940
Imparfinis timana South America 7.7 SL 2011
Imparfinis usmai South America 10.3 2011



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