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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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus adonis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus hystrix
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Acestridium colombiense
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acestridium dichromum
[]



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

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


 
Acestridium gymnogaster
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Acestridium martini
[]
No picture found


 
Acestridium scutatum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Acestridium triplax
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus abilhoai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus agostinhoi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus aguaboensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bodenhameri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bolivianus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus brevifilis
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Ancistrus bufonius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus caucanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus centrolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus chagresi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus cirrhosus
[Jumbie teta]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus claro
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ancistrus clementinae
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus cuiabae
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus dolichopterus
[Bushymouth catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus dubius
[]



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Ancistrus erinaceus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Ancistrus eustictus
[]
No picture found


 
Ancistrus falconensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus formoso
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus fulvus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus galani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Ancistrus greeni
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus heterorhynchus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ancistrus hoplogenys
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus jataiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Ancistrus jelskii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus latifrons
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Ancistrus leucostictus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lineolatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lithurgicus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus malacops
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maracasae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm TL

 
Ancistrus marcapatae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus martini
[]
No picture found


 
Ancistrus mattogrossensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maximus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus megalostomus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus minutus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus montanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus mullerae
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Vitule, JRS
 
Ancistrus multispinis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus nudiceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occidentalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occloi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus parecis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus pirareta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus piriformis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus ranunculus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Ancistrus reisi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus salgadae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus sericeus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Ancistrus spinosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus stigmaticus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ancistrus tamboensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus taunayi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus temminckii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tolima
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tombador
[]
No picture found


 
Ancistrus trinitatis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Ancistrus triradiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus variolus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus verecundus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus vericaucanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Andeancistrus eschwartzae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Andeancistrus platycephalus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Aphanotorulus ammophilus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Apistoloricaria condei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria laani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria listrorhinos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria ommation
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Aposturisoma myriodon
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus beggini
[Blue panaque]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus chrysolomus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Baryancistrus demantoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Baryancistrus longipinnis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus niveatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus xanthellus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.2 cm

 
Brochiloricaria chauliodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Brochiloricaria macrodon
[]
No picture found


 
Chaetostoma aburrensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma alternifasciatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma anale
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma anomalum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.0 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma bifurcum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma branickii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma breve
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma brevilabiatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma changae
[]
No picture found


 
Chaetostoma daidalmatos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma dermorhynchum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dorsale
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dupouii
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chaetostoma formosae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma guairense
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma jegui
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lepturum
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma loborhynchos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma machiquense
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marginatum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma marmorescens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma microps
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Chaetostoma milesi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma mollinasum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma niveum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chaetostoma nudirostre
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma palmeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma patiae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma paucispinis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma pearsei
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Chaetostoma spondylus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma stannii
[]
No picture found


 
Chaetostoma stroumpoulos
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma taczanowskii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma thomsoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma trimaculineum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Giraldo, C.
 
Chaetostoma vagum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vasquezi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma venezuelae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma yurubiense
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chauliocheilos saxatilis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Cordylancistrus daguae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus nephelion
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus perijae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Cordylancistrus torbesensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia britskii
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Corumbataia cuestae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Corumbataia tocantinensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia veadeiros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes andersoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes kaiei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis
[]



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

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



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

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

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Cryptancistrus similis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Cteniloricaria maculata
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cteniloricaria platystoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys coxipone
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Curculionichthys insperatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys itaim
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys karipuna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys luteofrenatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys oliveirai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys paresi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys piracanjuba
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys sabaji
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys sagarana
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Curculionichthys tukana
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria capetensis
[]



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

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

Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria latiura
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria paucisquama
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria seminuda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria tuyrensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria amazonica
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria brachyura
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Dekeyseria niveata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Dekeyseria picta
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria pulchra
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Delturus angulicauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Delturus brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Delturus carinotus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Delturus parahybae
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Dolichancistrus atratoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus carnegiei
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Dolichancistrus fuesslii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus pediculatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dolichancistrus setosus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Epactionotus bilineatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Epactionotus gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Epactionotus itaimbezinho
[]
No picture found


 
Epactionotus yasi
[]
No picture found


 
Etsaputu relictum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys limulus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Euryochus thysanos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus fimbriatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus hoedemani
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Storry, S.
 
Farlowella acus
[Whiptail catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Farlowella altocorpus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella amazonum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Farlowella colombiensis
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Farlowella gracilis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella hahni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella hasemani
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Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella henriquei
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella isbruckeri
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella jauruensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella knerii
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella mariaelenae
[]
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Max. Length 17 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Farlowella nattereri
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella odontotumulus
[]
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Max. Length 23 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella paraguayensis
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South America
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL
Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella platorynchus
[]
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Farlowella reticulata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella rugosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella schreitmuelleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Farlowella smithi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella taphorni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Farlowella venezuelensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella vittata
[]
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Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella yarigui
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.
 
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.5 cm

 
Fonchiiloricaria nanodon
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Furcodontichthys novaesi
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No picture found

Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus brevispinis
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus brownsbergensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus megastictus
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus nassauensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus tenuis
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Guyanancistrus teretirostris
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Gymnotocinclus anosteos
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Harttia absaberi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Harttia carvalhoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Harttia depressa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Harttia dissidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Harttia duriventris
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Harttia fowleri
[]



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

Photo by 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 4.9 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 5.9 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 3.0 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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