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Family: Heptapteridae Three-barbeled catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acentronichthys leptos South America 11 TL 1889
Brachyglanis frenatus South America 9.9 SL 1912
Brachyglanis magoi South America 8.3 SL 1967
Brachyglanis melas South America 6 TL 1912
Brachyglanis microphthalmus South America 6.8 SL 1991
Brachyglanis nocturnus South America 8.1 SL 1928
Brachyglanis phalacra South America 8.1 TL 1912
Brachyrhamdia heteropleura South America 4.3 SL 1912
Brachyrhamdia imitator South America 5.4 SL 1927
Brachyrhamdia marthae South America 7.6 SL 1985
Brachyrhamdia meesi South America 6.1 SL 1985
Brachyrhamdia rambarrani South America 5.5 SL 1987
Cetopsorhamdia boquillae South America 7.2 SL 1922
Cetopsorhamdia filamentosa South America 2.9 TL 1945
Cetopsorhamdia iheringi South America 11.1 SL 1959
Cetopsorhamdia insidiosa South America 7.7 SL 1915
Cetopsorhamdia molinae South America 3.6 SL 1943
Cetopsorhamdia nasus South America 7.2 TL 1916
Cetopsorhamdia orinoco South America 5.4 SL 1944
Cetopsorhamdia phantasia South America 4 SL 1985
Cetopsorhamdia picklei South America 12 SL 1944
Chasmocranus brachynemus South America 13.1 SL 1958
Chasmocranus brevior South America 7.9 SL 1912
Chasmocranus chimantanus South America 8.9 SL 1956
Chasmocranus longior South America 17 SL 1912
Chasmocranus lopezi South America 5.4 TL 1968
Chasmocranus peruanus South America 5.2 SL 1942
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus South America 6.3 TL 1937
Chasmocranus rosae South America 9.7 TL 1922
Chasmocranus surinamensis South America 12.3 SL 1862
Chasmocranus truncatorostris South America 11 SL 1927
Gladioglanis anacanthus South America 2.6 SL 2008
Gladioglanis conquistador South America 3.9 SL 1991
Gladioglanis machadoi South America 3.4 SL 1989
Goeldiella eques South America 28.9 SL 1849
Heptapterus bleekeri South America 15.5 SL 1953
Heptapterus fissipinnis South America 6 TL 1911
Heptapterus mandimbusu South America 17.6 SL 2017
Heptapterus mbya South America 2011
Heptapterus multiradiatus South America 9.6 SL 1907
Heptapterus mustelinus South America 26 SL 1835
Heptapterus ornaticeps South America 6.8 SL 1936
Heptapterus qenqo South America 21.3 SL 2011
Heptapterus stewarti South America 13.9 SL 1911
Heptapterus sympterygium South America 4.7 SL 1988
Heptapterus tapanahoniensis South America 13 SL 1967
Heptapterus tenuis South America 8.5 SL 1986
Horiomyzon retropinnatus South America 2.4 SL 1986
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
Leptorhamdia essequibensis South America 16 SL 1912
Leptorhamdia marmorata South America 12.8 SL 1928
Leptorhamdia schultzi South America 9.4 SL 1964
Mastiglanis asopos South America 6.6 SL 1994
Myoglanis aspredinoides South America 9.6 SL 2005
Myoglanis koepckei South America 5.9 SL 1999
Myoglanis potaroensis South America 11.3 TL 1912
Nannoglanis fasciatus South America 4.5 SL 1887
Nemuroglanis furcatus South America 4.7 2011
Nemuroglanis lanceolatus South America 3.8 SL 1889
Nemuroglanis mariai South America 4.1 SL 1944
Nemuroglanis panamensis Central America 7.2 SL 1970
Nemuroglanis pauciradiatus South America 3.3 SL 1988
Pariolius armillatus South America 3.2 SL 1872
Phenacorhamdia anisura South America 4 SL 1987
Phenacorhamdia boliviana South America 5.8 SL 1924
Phenacorhamdia hoehnei South America 3.8 SL 1914
Phenacorhamdia macarenensis South America 4.3 SL 1961
Phenacorhamdia nigrolineata South America 3.8 SL 1998
Phenacorhamdia provenzanoi South America 6.7 SL 2008
Phenacorhamdia somnians South America 6.3 SL 1974
Phenacorhamdia taphorni South America 5.1 SL 2008
Phenacorhamdia tenebrosa South America 7.5 SL 1964
Phenacorhamdia unifasciata South America 6.2 SL 1993
Phreatobius cisternarum South America 5.5 SL 1905
Phreatobius dracunculus South America 3.8 SL 2007
Phreatobius sanguijuela South America 4.2 SL 2007
Pimelodella altipinnis South America 6.4 SL 1864
Pimelodella australis South America 10.6 SL 1917
Pimelodella avanhandavae South America 14.2 SL 1917
Pimelodella boliviana South America 9 SL 1917
Pimelodella boschmai South America 10 SL 1964
Pimelodella brasiliensis South America 18 TL 1877
Pimelodella breviceps South America 36 SL 1858
Pimelodella buckleyi South America 16 TL 1887
Pimelodella chagresi Central and South America 15.4 TL 1876
Pimelodella chaparae South America 5.1 SL 1940
Pimelodella conquetaensis South America 14 TL 1925
Pimelodella cristata South America 34 SL 1849
Pimelodella cruxenti South America 11.1 SL 1950
Pimelodella cyanostigma South America 1870
Pimelodella dorseyi South America 12.4 TL 1941
Pimelodella eigenmanni South America 24.5 TL 1891
Pimelodella eigenmanniorum South America 1911
Pimelodella elongata South America 16.9 TL 1860
Pimelodella enochi South America 5.9 TL 1941
Pimelodella eutaenia South America 14.5 TL 1913
Pimelodella figueroai South America 9.1 SL 1961
Pimelodella geryi South America 10.8 SL 1961
Pimelodella gracilis Graceful pimelodella South America 18 SL 1835
Pimelodella griffini South America 8.8 TL 1917
Pimelodella grisea South America 14 TL 1903
Pimelodella harttii South America 15 SL 1877
Pimelodella hartwelli South America 12.5 TL 1940
Pimelodella hasemani South America 8.1 TL 1917
Pimelodella howesi South America 7.9 SL 1940
Pimelodella ignobilis South America 10 SL 1907
Pimelodella itapicuruensis South America 10.4 SL 1917
Pimelodella kronei Blind catfish South America 20.2 SL 1907
Pimelodella lateristriga South America 15.1 SL 1823
Pimelodella laticeps South America 11.7 SL 1917
Pimelodella laurenti South America 7.1 SL 1941
Pimelodella leptosoma South America 8 TL 1914
Pimelodella linami South America 7.5 SL 1944
Pimelodella longipinnis South America 8.8 SL 1927
Pimelodella macrocephala South America 2.6 SL 1943
Pimelodella macturki South America 11 SL 1912
Pimelodella martinezi South America 6.8 SL 1970
Pimelodella meeki South America 14.1 TL 1910
Pimelodella megalops South America 10 SL 1912
Pimelodella megalura South America 22 TL 1918
Pimelodella metae South America 10 TL 1917
Pimelodella modestus South America 12.1 TL 1860
Pimelodella montana South America 9.3 SL 1942
Pimelodella mucosa South America 13.5 SL 1907
Pimelodella nigrofasciata South America 1897
Pimelodella notomelas South America 6 TL 1917
Pimelodella odynea South America 10 SL 1944
Pimelodella ophthalmica South America 14.5 TL 1878
Pimelodella pallida South America 9.4 SL 1961
Pimelodella papariae South America 13.5 TL 1941
Pimelodella pappenheimi South America 15 TL 1925
Pimelodella parnahybae South America 9.5 TL 1941
Pimelodella parva South America 2.8 TL 1942
Pimelodella pectinifer South America 15 SL 1888
Pimelodella peruana South America 5.2 TL 1942
Pimelodella peruensis South America 5.2 TL 1915
Pimelodella procera South America 11.7 SL 1983
Pimelodella rendahli South America 8.7 SL 1925
Pimelodella reyesi South America 9.9 SL 1964
Pimelodella robinsoni South America 9.7 TL 1941
Pimelodella roccae South America 18.2 TL 1917
Pimelodella rudolphi South America 10.5 SL 1918
Pimelodella serrata South America 11 TL 1917
Pimelodella spelaea South America 8.1 SL 2004
Pimelodella steindachneri South America 21.2 SL 1917
Pimelodella taeniophora South America 8.5 TL 1903
Pimelodella taenioptera South America 12.1 SL 1914
Pimelodella tapatapae South America 15.6 TL 1920
Pimelodella transitoria South America 13 SL 1907
Pimelodella vittata South America 9.7 SL 1874
Pimelodella wesselii South America 19.8 TL 1877
Pimelodella witmeri South America 16.8 TL 1941
Pimelodella wolfi South America 11.6 TL 1941
Pimelodella yuncensis South America 4.8 TL 1902
Rhamdella aymarae South America 18.8 SL 1999
Rhamdella cainguae South America 15.8 SL 2008
Rhamdella eriarcha South America 20.9 SL 1888
Rhamdella exsudans South America 8.9 TL 1842
Rhamdella jenynsii South America 8.9 TL 1864
Rhamdella longiuscula South America 22 TL 1991
Rhamdella montana South America 3.7 SL 1913
Rhamdella rusbyi South America 18.4 1924
Rhamdella zelimai South America 13.6 SL 2014
Rhamdia argentina South America 1821
Rhamdia cinerascens South America 22.8 SL 1860
Rhamdia enfurnada South America 2005
Rhamdia foina South America 16.5 SL 1849
Rhamdia guasarensis South America 10.7 SL 2004
Rhamdia guatemalensis Pale catfish America 23.1 SL 1864
Rhamdia humilis South America 18.1 SL 1864
Rhamdia itacaiunas South America 23.8 SL 1996
Rhamdia jequitinhonha South America 16.1 SL 1996
Rhamdia laluchensis La Lucha blind catfish North America 12.0 SL 2003
Rhamdia laticauda Filespine chulín North and Central America 29.4 SL 1858
Rhamdia laukidi South America 33 SL 1858
Rhamdia macuspanensis Olmec blind catfish Central America 13.8 SL 1998
Rhamdia muelleri South America 20.8 SL 1864
Rhamdia nicaraguensis Central America 26 TL 1864
Rhamdia parryi Tonala catfish Central America 1888
Rhamdia poeyi South America 19.7 SL 1888
Rhamdia quelen South American catfish Central and South America 47.4 TL 1824
Rhamdia reddelli Blind whiskered catfish Central America 1984
Rhamdia saijaensis South America 18.5 SL 1941
Rhamdia schomburgkii South America 1858
Rhamdia velifer South America 1821
Rhamdia xetequepeque South America 7.2 SL 1996
Rhamdia zongolicensis Zongolica catfish North America 1993
Rhamdioglanis frenatus South America 22 TL 1907
Rhamdioglanis transfasciatus South America 19 SL 1908
Rhamdiopsis krugi South America 3.7 SL 2010
Rhamdiopsis microcephala South America 7.8 SL 1874
Rhamdiopsis moreirai South America 11.7 SL 1911
Taunayia bifasciata South America 14 SL 1900



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