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Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes



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South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Acanthicus adonis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

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Acanthicus adonis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Acanthicus hystrix Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus hystrix
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Acestridium colombiense
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Acestridium dichromum Retzer, Nico & Provenzano, 1999

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acestridium dichromum
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Acestridium discus Haseman, 1911

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Acestridium discus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Acestridium gymnogaster
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Acestridium martini
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Acestridium scutatum
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Acestridium triplax Rodríguez & Reis, 2007

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Acestridium triplax
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus abilhoai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus agostinhoi
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Ancistrus aguaboensis Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus aguaboensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bodenhameri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bolivianus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Ancistrus brevifilis Eigenmann, 1920

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus brevifilis
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Ancistrus brevipinnis (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Ancistrus brevipinnis
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Ancistrus bufonius (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by MNHN
 
Ancistrus bufonius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus caucanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus centrolepis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus chagresi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Ancistrus cirrhosus (Valenciennes, 1836)

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Ancistrus cirrhosus
[Jumbie teta]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Ancistrus claro Knaack, 1999

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus claro
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Ancistrus clementinae Rendahl, 1937

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ancistrus clementinae
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus Reis, 1987

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus cuiabae
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ancistrus damasceni (Steindachner, 1907)

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Ancistrus damasceni
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Ancistrus dolichopterus Kner, 1854

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Ancistrus dolichopterus
[Bushymouth catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus dubius
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America.
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Ancistrus erinaceus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by MNHN
 
Ancistrus erinaceus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Ancistrus eustictus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ancistrus falconensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Ancistrus formoso Sabino & Trajano, 1997

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus formoso
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus fulvus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus galani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Ancistrus greeni
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus Kner, 1854

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus heterorhynchus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL
Ancistrus hoplogenys (Günther, 1864)

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Ancistrus hoplogenys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus jataiensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Ancistrus jelskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus latifrons
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ancistrus leucostictus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Ancistrus leucostictus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lineolatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lithurgicus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Ancistrus macrophthalmus (Pellegrin, 1912)

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Ancistrus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus malacops
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maracasae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.4 cm TL

 
Ancistrus marcapatae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus martini
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ancistrus mattogrossensis
[]
No picture found
South America, Brazil
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maximus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus megalostomus
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Ancistrus minutus Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus minutus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus montanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus mullerae
[]

Photo by Vitule, JRS

South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Ancistrus multispinis (Regan, 1912)

Photo by Vitule, JRS
 
Ancistrus multispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus nudiceps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occidentalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occloi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Ancistrus parecis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Ancistrus pirareta Muller, 1989

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Ancistrus pirareta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus piriformis
[]

Photo by Jinkings, K.

South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Ancistrus ranunculus Muller, Rapp Py-Daniel & Zuanon, 1994

Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus ranunculus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Ancistrus reisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus salgadae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus sericeus
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL
Ancistrus spinosus Meek & Hildebrand, 1916

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Ancistrus spinosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus stigmaticus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Ancistrus tamboensis Fowler, 1945

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Ancistrus tamboensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus taunayi
[]

Photo by Jinkings, K.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Ancistrus temminckii (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus temminckii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tolima
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tombador
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Ancistrus trinitatis
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Ancistrus triradiatus Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Ancistrus triradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus variolus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus verecundus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus vericaucanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Andeancistrus eschwartzae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Andeancistrus platycephalus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Aphanotorulus ammophilus Armbruster & Page, 1996

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Aphanotorulus ammophilus
[]

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria

South America
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Aphanotorulus unicolor (Steindachner, 1908)

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria
 
Aphanotorulus unicolor
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Apistoloricaria condei Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1986

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Apistoloricaria condei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria laani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria listrorhinos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria ommation
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Aposturisoma myriodon
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus beggini
[Blue panaque]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus chrysolomus
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

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

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Baryancistrus demantoides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Baryancistrus longipinnis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus niveatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus xanthellus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28.2 cm

 
Brochiloricaria chauliodon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Brochiloricaria macrodon
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma aburrensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma alternifasciatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma anale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma anomalum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.0 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma bifurcum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma branickii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma breve
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma brevilabiatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma changae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma daidalmatos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma dermorhynchum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dorsale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dupouii
[]

Photo by Revelo, W. & Laaz, E.

Central and South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chaetostoma fischeri Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Revelo, W. & Laaz, E.
 
Chaetostoma fischeri
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma formosae Ballen, 2011

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chaetostoma formosae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma guairense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma jegui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lepturum
[]

Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Chaetostoma leucomelas Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA
 
Chaetostoma leucomelas
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma loborhynchos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma machiquense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marginatum
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Chaetostoma marmorescens Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma marmorescens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma microps
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chaetostoma milesi Fowler, 1941

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Chaetostoma milesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma mollinasum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma niveum
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Chaetostoma nudirostre Lütken, 1874

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chaetostoma nudirostre
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma palmeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma patiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma paucispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma pearsei
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Chaetostoma sovichthys Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma sovichthys
[]

Photo by Eakins, R.

South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Chaetostoma spondylus Salcedo & Ortega, 2015

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Chaetostoma spondylus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma stannii
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma stroumpoulos
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma tachiraense Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma tachiraense
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chaetostoma taczanowskii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma taczanowskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma thomsoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma trimaculineum
[]

Photo by Giraldo, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Chaetostoma vagum Fowler, 1943

Photo by Giraldo, C.
 
Chaetostoma vagum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vasquezi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma yurubiense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chauliocheilos saxatilis
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Cordylancistrus daguae (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Cordylancistrus daguae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus nephelion
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus perijae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cordylancistrus torbesensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Cordylancistrus torbesensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia britskii
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Corumbataia cuestae Britski, 1997

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Corumbataia cuestae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Corumbataia tocantinensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia veadeiros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes andersoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes kaiei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

Central and South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Crossoloricaria variegata (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Crossoloricaria variegata
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL
Crossoloricaria venezuelae (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Crossoloricaria venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Cryptancistrus similis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Cteniloricaria maculata
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL
Cteniloricaria napova Covain & Fisch-Muller, 2012

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Cteniloricaria napova
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm
Cteniloricaria platystoma (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cteniloricaria platystoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys coxipone
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL
Curculionichthys insperatus (Britski & Garavello, 2003)

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Curculionichthys insperatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys itaim
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys karipuna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys luteofrenatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys oliveirai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys paresi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys piracanjuba
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys sabaji
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys sagarana
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys tukana
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria capetensis
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Dasyloricaria filamentosa (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Dasyloricaria filamentosa
[]
No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria latiura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria paucisquama
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria seminuda
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria tuyrensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Dekeyseria amazonica Rapp Py-Daniel, 1985

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria amazonica
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dekeyseria brachyura (Kner, 1854)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria brachyura
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Dekeyseria niveata (La Monte, 1929)

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Dekeyseria niveata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Dekeyseria picta
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Dekeyseria pulchra (Steindachner, 1915)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria pulchra
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha (Kner, 1854)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Delturus angulicauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Delturus brevis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Delturus carinotus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Delturus parahybae
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Dentectus barbarmatus Martín Salazar, Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1982

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Dentectus barbarmatus
[]

Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Dolichancistrus atratoensis (Dahl, 1960)

Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Dolichancistrus atratoensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus carnegiei
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Dolichancistrus cobrensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Dolichancistrus cobrensis
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Dolichancistrus fuesslii (Steindachner, 1911)

Photo by James, A.
 
Dolichancistrus fuesslii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus pediculatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dolichancistrus setosus (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dolichancistrus setosus
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Epactionotus bilineatus Reis & Schaefer, 1998

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Epactionotus bilineatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Epactionotus gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Epactionotus itaimbezinho
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Epactionotus yasi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Etsaputu relictum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys limulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Euryochus thysanos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus fimbriatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus hoedemani
[]

Photo by Storry, S.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Farlowella acus (Kner, 1853)

Photo by Storry, S.
 
Farlowella acus
[Whiptail catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Farlowella altocorpus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella amazonum (Günther, 1864)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella amazonum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Farlowella colombiensis
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Farlowella curtirostra Myers, 1942

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Farlowella curtirostra
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 25.5 cm TL
Farlowella gracilis Regan, 1904

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Farlowella gracilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Farlowella hahni Meinken, 1937

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella hahni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella henriquei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella isbruckeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella jauruensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella knerii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella mariaelenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella martini
[]

Photo by Germeau, G.

South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Farlowella nattereri Steindachner, 1910

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Farlowella nattereri
[]

Photo by Page, L.M.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Farlowella odontotumulus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella odontotumulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Farlowella oxyrryncha
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Farlowella paraguayensis Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella paraguayensis
[]

Photo by Page, L.M.

South America
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL
Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella platorynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Farlowella reticulata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella rugosa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella schreitmuelleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Farlowella smithi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella taphorni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Farlowella venezuelensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella vittata Myers, 1942

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella vittata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella yarigui
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Fonchiiichthys rupestris (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Fonchiiichthys rupestris
[]

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.

Central America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.
 
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm

 
Fonchiiloricaria nanodon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Furcodontichthys novaesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus brevispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus brownsbergensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus megastictus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus nassauensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus tenuis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus teretirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Gymnotocinclus anosteos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Harttia absaberi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Harttia carvalhoi Miranda Ribeiro, 1939

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Harttia carvalhoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Harttia depressa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Harttia dissidens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Harttia duriventris
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Harttia fluminensis Covain & Fisch-Muller, 2012

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Harttia fluminensis
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL
Harttia fowleri (Pellegrin, 1908)

Photo by MNHN
 
Harttia fowleri
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Harttia garavelloi Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia garavelloi
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthicus adonis South America 20.6 SL 1988
Acanthicus hystrix South America 53 SL 1829
Acestridium colombiense South America 5.0 SL 2005
Acestridium dichromum South America 6.3 SL 1999
Acestridium discus South America 6.7 SL 1911
Acestridium gymnogaster South America 2009
Acestridium martini South America 6.7 SL 1999
Acestridium scutatum South America 2009
Acestridium triplax South America 5.6 SL 2007
Ancistrus abilhoai South America 10.6 SL 2009
Ancistrus agostinhoi South America 9.6 SL 2009
Ancistrus aguaboensis South America 6.7 SL 2001
Ancistrus bodenhameri South America 11.4 SL 1944
Ancistrus bolivianus South America 8.8 SL 1915
Ancistrus brevifilis South America 11.8 SL 1920
Ancistrus brevipinnis South America 10.7 SL 1904
Ancistrus bufonius South America 11.5 SL 1840
Ancistrus caucanus South America 5.2 SL 1943
Ancistrus centrolepis South America 18.4 SL 1913
Ancistrus chagresi Central America 19.5 SL 1889
Ancistrus cirrhosus Jumbie teta South America 8.9 SL 1836
Ancistrus claro South America 6.6 SL 1999
Ancistrus clementinae South America 10.2 SL 1937
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus South America 6 SL 1987
Ancistrus cuiabae South America 11.5 SL 1999
Ancistrus damasceni South America 6.5 SL 1907
Ancistrus dolichopterus Bushymouth catfish South America 11.8 SL 1854
Ancistrus dubius South America 12.6 SL 1889
Ancistrus erinaceus South America. 7.5 SL 1840
Ancistrus eustictus South America 18 SL 1945
Ancistrus falconensis South America 2010
Ancistrus formoso South America 7.9 SL 1997
Ancistrus fulvus South America 8.8 SL 1929
Ancistrus galani South America 5.6 SL 1994
Ancistrus greeni South America 6.5 TL 2001
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus South America 14.2 SL 1854
Ancistrus heterorhynchus South America 6.3 SL 1912
Ancistrus hoplogenys South America 15.8 SL 1864
Ancistrus jataiensis South America 5.4 SL 2005
Ancistrus jelskii South America 8 TL 1876
Ancistrus latifrons South America 15.4 SL 1869
Ancistrus leucostictus South America 10 SL 1864
Ancistrus lineolatus South America 9 SL 1943
Ancistrus lithurgicus South America 13.2 SL 1912
Ancistrus macrophthalmus South America 7.9 SL 1912
Ancistrus maculatus South America 11.8 SL 1881
Ancistrus malacops South America 7.7 SL 1872
Ancistrus maracasae Central America 8.3 SL 1946
Ancistrus marcapatae South America 12.4 TL 1904
Ancistrus martini South America 8.9 SL 1944
Ancistrus mattogrossensis South America 1912
Ancistrus maximus South America, Brazil 20.1 SL 2015
Ancistrus megalostomus South America 8.3 SL 1924
Ancistrus minutus South America 5.7 SL 2001
Ancistrus montanus South America 9.2 SL 1904
Ancistrus mullerae South America 12.5 SL 2009
Ancistrus multispinis South America 14.2 SL 1912
Ancistrus nudiceps South America 7.9 SL 1849
Ancistrus occidentalis South America 8.6 SL 1904
Ancistrus occloi South America 11.6 SL 1928
Ancistrus parecis South America 6.0 SL 2005
Ancistrus pirareta South America 15.6 SL 1989
Ancistrus piriformis South America 8.3 SL 1989
Ancistrus ranunculus South America 19.5 TL 1994
Ancistrus reisi South America 6.1 SL 2005
Ancistrus salgadae South America 2 SL 1941
Ancistrus sericeus South America 5 SL 1872
Ancistrus spinosus Central America 17.6 SL 1916
Ancistrus stigmaticus South America 15.2 SL 1889
Ancistrus tamboensis South America 8.2 SL 1945
Ancistrus taunayi South America 11.9 SL 1918
Ancistrus temminckii South America 9.8 SL 1840
Ancistrus tolima South America 7.7 SL 2013
Ancistrus tombador South America 6.3 SL 2005
Ancistrus trinitatis Central America 1864
Ancistrus triradiatus South America 9.2 SL 1918
Ancistrus variolus South America 4.8 SL 1872
Ancistrus verecundus South America 5.5 SL 2005
Ancistrus vericaucanus South America 7.2 SL 2013
Andeancistrus eschwartzae South America 14.4 SL 2015
Andeancistrus platycephalus South America 14.5 TL 1898
Aphanotorulus ammophilus South America 16.1 SL 1996
Aphanotorulus unicolor South America 13.9 SL 1908
Apistoloricaria condei South America 14.1 SL 1986
Apistoloricaria laani South America 13 SL 1988
Apistoloricaria listrorhinos South America 13.6 SL 1988
Apistoloricaria ommation South America 9.8 SL 1988
Aposturisoma myriodon South America 20 SL 1983
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
Brochiloricaria chauliodon South America 28.2 1979
Brochiloricaria macrodon South America 26.8 SL 1853
Chaetostoma aburrensis South America 1909
Chaetostoma alternifasciatum South America 15.3 SL 1945
Chaetostoma anale South America 16 SL 1943
Chaetostoma anomalum South America 16 TL 1903
Chaetostoma bifurcum South America 14.0 SL 2015
Chaetostoma branickii South America 13.2 SL 1881
Chaetostoma breve South America 30 TL 1904
Chaetostoma brevilabiatum South America 11.9 SL 1942
Chaetostoma changae South America 7.6 SL 2006
Chaetostoma daidalmatos South America 2006
Chaetostoma dermorhynchum South America 25 TL 1887
Chaetostoma dorsale South America 8.8 SL 1922
Chaetostoma dupouii South America 7.9 SL 1945
Chaetostoma fischeri Central and South America 30 TL 1879
Chaetostoma formosae South America 9.7 SL 2011
Chaetostoma guairense South America 8.1 SL 1881
Chaetostoma jegui South America 16.8 SL 1991
Chaetostoma lepturum South America 21.5 SL 1912
Chaetostoma leucomelas South America 20 SL 1918
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum South America 14.3 SL 1942
Chaetostoma loborhynchos South America 14.2 SL 1846
Chaetostoma machiquense South America 6.6 SL 1953
Chaetostoma marginatum South America 19 TL 1904
Chaetostoma marmorescens South America 13.5 SL 1942
Chaetostoma microps South America 8.9 TL 1864
Chaetostoma milesi South America 13 SL 1941
Chaetostoma mollinasum South America 6.8 SL 1937
Chaetostoma niveum South America 9.1 SL 1944
Chaetostoma nudirostre South America 12.6 TL 1874
Chaetostoma palmeri South America 9.5 TL 1912
Chaetostoma patiae South America 15.8 SL 1945
Chaetostoma paucispinis South America 9 TL 1912
Chaetostoma pearsei South America 15 TL 1920
Chaetostoma sovichthys South America 7.2 SL 1944
Chaetostoma spondylus South America 13.1 SL 2015
Chaetostoma stannii South America 20.5 TL 1874
Chaetostoma stroumpoulos South America 2006
Chaetostoma tachiraense South America 8.7 SL 1944
Chaetostoma taczanowskii South America 17 TL 1882
Chaetostoma thomsoni South America 10.1 TL 1904
Chaetostoma trimaculineum South America 16 SL 2015
Chaetostoma vagum South America 9.9 SL 1943
Chaetostoma vasquezi South America 18.7 SL 1998
Chaetostoma venezuelae South America 7.3 SL 1944
Chaetostoma yurubiense South America 5.1 SL 1996
Chauliocheilos saxatilis South America 4.9 SL 2014
Cordylancistrus daguae South America 9.5 TL 1912
Cordylancistrus nephelion South America 12.9 SL 2006
Cordylancistrus perijae South America 12.7 SL 1996
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus South America 9.5 TL 1943
Cordylancistrus torbesensis South America 6.5 SL 1944
Corumbataia britskii South America 2.7 SL 2007
Corumbataia cuestae South America 3.3 SL 1997
Corumbataia tocantinensis South America 3.8 SL 1997
Corumbataia veadeiros South America 3.7 SL 2008
Corymbophanes andersoni South America 8.6 SL 1909
Corymbophanes kaiei South America 6.6 SL 2000
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis South America 10.9 SL 1979
Crossoloricaria variegata Central and South America 26.5 SL 1879
Crossoloricaria venezuelae South America 18.3 SL 1944
Cryptancistrus similis South America 6.2 SL 2018
Cteniloricaria maculata South America 17 SL 1971
Cteniloricaria napova South America 12.9 SL 2012
Cteniloricaria platystoma South America 20 1868
Curculionichthys coxipone South America 3 SL 2015
Curculionichthys insperatus South America 3.0 SL 2003
Curculionichthys itaim South America 2.5 SL 2017
Curculionichthys karipuna South America 2.4 SL 2016
Curculionichthys luteofrenatus South America 3.1 SL 2007
Curculionichthys oliveirai South America 3.0 SL 2014
Curculionichthys paresi South America 2.6 SL 2014
Curculionichthys piracanjuba South America 2.7 SL 2012
Curculionichthys sabaji South America 2.4 SL 2015
Curculionichthys sagarana South America 2.4 SL 2015
Curculionichthys tukana South America 2.4 SL 2017
Dasyloricaria capetensis Central America 16.4 SL 1913
Dasyloricaria filamentosa South America 32.2 SL 1878
Dasyloricaria latiura Central and South America 35.5 SL 1912
Dasyloricaria paucisquama South America 20.3 SL 2016
Dasyloricaria seminuda South America 18.2 SL 1912
Dasyloricaria tuyrensis Central America 35.5 SL 1913
Dekeyseria amazonica South America 17.8 SL 1985
Dekeyseria brachyura South America 16 TL 1854
Dekeyseria niveata South America 13 SL 1929
Dekeyseria picta South America 14 TL 1854
Dekeyseria pulchra South America 10 SL 1915
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha South America 21 SL 1854
Delturus angulicauda South America 18.7 SL 1877
Delturus brevis South America 17.2 SL 2006
Delturus carinotus South America 23.5 SL 1933
Delturus parahybae South America 21 SL 1889
Dentectus barbarmatus South America 13.7 SL 1982
Dolichancistrus atratoensis South America 8.2 SL 1960
Dolichancistrus carnegiei South America 17 TL 1916
Dolichancistrus cobrensis South America 7.9 SL 1944
Dolichancistrus fuesslii South America 13.1 TL 1911
Dolichancistrus pediculatus South America 12 TL 1918
Dolichancistrus setosus South America 12 TL 1887
Epactionotus bilineatus South America 4 SL 1998
Epactionotus gracilis South America 3.9 SL 1998
Epactionotus itaimbezinho South America 3.8 SL 1998
Epactionotus yasi South America 2004
Etsaputu relictum South America 2011
Eurycheilichthys limulus South America 4.8 SL 1998
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus South America 4.2 SL 1992
Euryochus thysanos South America 12.0 SL 2017
Exastilithoxus fimbriatus South America 6 SL 1915
Exastilithoxus hoedemani South America 5.1 SL 1985
Farlowella acus Whiptail catfish South America 16 SL 1853
Farlowella altocorpus South America 17.0 SL 2006
Farlowella amazonum South America 22.5 SL 1864
Farlowella colombiensis South America 16 SL 1997
Farlowella curtirostra South America 15 SL 1942
Farlowella gracilis South America 25.5 TL 1904
Farlowella hahni South America 20.1 SL 1937
Farlowella hasemani South America 17 SL 1917
Farlowella henriquei South America 16.5 SL 1918
Farlowella isbruckeri South America 13.4 SL 1997
Farlowella jauruensis South America 13.1 SL 1917
Farlowella knerii South America 16.2 SL 1882
Farlowella mariaelenae South America 17 SL 1964
Farlowella martini South America 17 SL 1972
Farlowella nattereri South America 26.5 SL 1910
Farlowella odontotumulus South America 17.5 SL 1997
Farlowella oxyrryncha South America 23 SL 1853
Farlowella paraguayensis South America 17.5 SL 1997
Farlowella platorynchus South America 19.4 SL 1997
Farlowella reticulata South America 15.3 SL 1971
Farlowella rugosa South America 21.4 SL 1971
Farlowella schreitmuelleri South America 18.1 SL 1937
Farlowella smithi South America 10 SL 1913
Farlowella taphorni South America 13.5 SL 1997
Farlowella venezuelensis South America 19.8 SL 1964
Farlowella vittata South America 22.5 SL 1942
Farlowella yarigui South America 11.2 SL 2014
Fonchiiichthys rupestris South America 9 SL 1944
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus Central America 16.5 SL 1863
Fonchiiloricaria nanodon South America 17.5 2011
Furcodontichthys novaesi South America 10.2 SL 1981
Guyanancistrus brevispinis South America 14.2 SL 1983
Guyanancistrus brownsbergensis South America 6.4 SL 2018
Guyanancistrus megastictus South America 6.3 SL 2018
Guyanancistrus nassauensis South America 6.1 SL 2018
Guyanancistrus tenuis South America 9.1 SL 2018
Guyanancistrus teretirostris South America 9.8 SL 2018
Gymnotocinclus anosteos South America 4.4 SL 2008
Harttia absaberi South America 7.4 SL 2013
Harttia carvalhoi South America 7.1 SL 1939
Harttia depressa South America 12.6 SL 2001
Harttia dissidens South America 15.2 SL 2001
Harttia duriventris South America 12.8 SL 2001
Harttia fluminensis South America 15.1 SL 2012
Harttia fowleri South America 22.2 SL 1908
Harttia garavelloi South America 8.6 SL 1993



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