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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae Long-whiskered catfishes

Genus: Pimelodus

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Max. Length 28.7 cm TL

 
Pimelodus absconditus
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South America
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Pimelodus albicans (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Pimelodus albicans
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South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Pimelodus albofasciatus Mees, 1974

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Pimelodus albofasciatus
[]
No picture found


 
Pimelodus altissimus
[]



South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pimelodus argenteus Perugia, 1891

Photo by Photo by van de Ven, M.
 
Pimelodus argenteus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25.7 cm TL

 
Pimelodus atrobrunneus
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South America
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Pimelodus blochii Valenciennes, 1840

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Pimelodus blochii
[Bloch's catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.5 cm SL

 
Pimelodus brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Pimelodus britskii
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South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pimelodus coprophagus Schultz, 1944

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Pimelodus coprophagus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Pimelodus fur
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No picture found


 
Pimelodus garciabarrigai
[]



South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Pimelodus grosskopfii Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Pimelodus grosskopfii
[Capaz]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodus halisodous
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No picture found


 
Pimelodus jivaro
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Pimelodus joannis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Pimelodus luciae
[]



South America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Pimelodus maculatus Lacepède, 1803

Photo by Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Pimelodus maculatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Pimelodus microstoma Steindachner, 1877

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Pimelodus microstoma
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No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Pimelodus multicratifer
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No picture found

Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Pimelodus mysteriosus
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No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Pimelodus navarroi
[]



South America
Max. Length 38.5 cm SL
Pimelodus ornatus Kner, 1858

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Pimelodus ornatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Pimelodus ortmanni
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No picture found

Max. Length 25.6 cm SL

 
Pimelodus pantaneiro
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No picture found

Max. Length 23.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodus paranaensis
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South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pimelodus pictus Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Pimelodus pictus
[Pictus cat]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodus pintado
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No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Pimelodus platicirris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Pimelodus pohli
[]
No picture found


 
Pimelodus punctatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Pimelodus stewarti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Pimelodus tetramerus
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33 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pimelodus absconditus South America 28.7 TL 1995
Pimelodus albicans South America 57 TL 1840
Pimelodus albofasciatus South America 25 TL 1974
Pimelodus altissimus South America 1942
Pimelodus argenteus South America 25 SL 1891
Pimelodus atrobrunneus South America 25.7 TL 1999
Pimelodus blochii Bloch's catfish South America 35 TL 1840
Pimelodus brevis South America 28.5 SL 1933
Pimelodus britskii South America 36 SL 2007
Pimelodus coprophagus South America 25 SL 1944
Pimelodus fur South America 28 SL 1874
Pimelodus garciabarrigai South America 1961
Pimelodus grosskopfii Capaz South America 32 SL 1879
Pimelodus halisodous South America 11.1 SL 2008
Pimelodus jivaro South America 1942
Pimelodus joannis South America 7.7 SL 2008
Pimelodus luciae South America 8.7 SL 2010
Pimelodus maculatus South America 51 TL 1803
Pimelodus microstoma South America 33 SL 1877
Pimelodus multicratifer South America 19.8 SL 2011
Pimelodus mysteriosus South America 14.3 SL 1998
Pimelodus navarroi South America 30 SL 1944
Pimelodus ornatus South America 38.5 SL 1858
Pimelodus ortmanni South America 29.5 SL 1911
Pimelodus pantaneiro South America 25.6 SL 2007
Pimelodus paranaensis South America 23.1 SL 1988
Pimelodus pictus Pictus cat South America 11 TL 1876
Pimelodus pintado South America 28.1 SL 2008
Pimelodus platicirris South America 16 SL 1927
Pimelodus pohli South America 15.0 SL 2006
Pimelodus punctatus Central America 1913
Pimelodus stewarti South America 6.6 SL 2008
Pimelodus tetramerus South America 17.2 SL 2006



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