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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Callichthyinae
Genus: Callichthys

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Callichthys callichthys
[Cascarudo]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia, Lehmann A. & Muñoz, 1999

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Callichthys fabricioi
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South America

 
Callichthys oibaensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Callichthys serralabium
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4 Species of Family Callichthyidae with Genus Callichthys
(Callichthyid armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Callichthys callichthys Cascarudo South America 17 SL
1999 Callichthys fabricioi South America 12.5 SL
2006 Callichthys oibaensis South America
2004 Callichthys serralabium South America 15.8 SL



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