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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Heptapteridae Three-barbeled catfishes

Genus: Brachyrhamdia

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Germeau, G.

South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Brachyrhamdia heteropleura (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Brachyrhamdia heteropleura
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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Brachyrhamdia imitator Myers, 1927

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Brachyrhamdia imitator
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South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Brachyrhamdia marthae
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Photo by Germeau, G.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Brachyrhamdia meesi Sands & Black, 1985

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Brachyrhamdia meesi
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Brachyrhamdia rambarrani (Axelrod & Burgess, 1987)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brachyrhamdia rambarrani
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5 Species of Family Heptapteridae with Genus Brachyrhamdia
(Three-barbeled catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Brachyrhamdia heteropleura South America 4.3 SL
1927 Brachyrhamdia imitator South America 5.4 SL
1985 Brachyrhamdia marthae South America 7.6 SL
1985 Brachyrhamdia meesi South America 6.1 SL
1987 Brachyrhamdia rambarrani South America 5.5 SL



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