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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes

Genus: Acanthodoras

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3 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Acanthodoras cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Acanthodoras cataphractus
[Spiny catfish]
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South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Acanthodoras depressus
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South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Acanthodoras spinosissimus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)

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Acanthodoras spinosissimus
[Talking catfish]
3 Species of Family Doradidae with Genus Acanthodoras
(Thorny catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Acanthodoras cataphractus Spiny catfish South America 11.5 SL
1881 Acanthodoras depressus South America 8.1 SL
1888 Acanthodoras spinosissimus Talking catfish South America 13.7 SL



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