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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Cetopsidae Whale catfishes
Subfamily: Cetopsinae
Genus: Cetopsis

(See list of species below)



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21 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Cetopsis amphiloxa
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis arcana
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Cetopsis baudoensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis caiapo
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Photo by Østergaard, T.

South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL
Cetopsis candiru Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cetopsis candiru
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Cetopsis coecutiens (Lichtenstein, 1819)

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis coecutiens
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Cetopsis fimbriata
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Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cetopsis gobioides Kner, 1858

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cetopsis gobioides
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis jurubidae
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Cetopsis montana Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis montana
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Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Cetopsis motatanensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cetopsis motatanensis
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Cetopsis oliveirai (Lundberg & Rapp Py-Daniel, 1994)

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis oliveirai
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis orinoco
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Photo by Agudelo, H. & Alvarez, F.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cetopsis othonops (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Agudelo, H. & Alvarez, F.
 
Cetopsis othonops
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Cetopsis parma Oliveira, Vari & Ferraris, 2001

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis parma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis pearsoni
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Cetopsis plumbea Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis plumbea
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Cetopsis sandrae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis sarcodes
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cetopsis starnesi
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No picture found
South Americ
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis umbrosa
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21 Species of Family Cetopsidae with Genus Cetopsis
(Whale catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1914 Cetopsis amphiloxa South America 18.8 SL
2005 Cetopsis arcana South America 9 SL
1960 Cetopsis baudoensis South America 18.7 SL
2005 Cetopsis caiapo South America 6.9 SL
1829 Cetopsis candiru South America 26.3 SL
1819 Cetopsis coecutiens South America 26.5 SL
2005 Cetopsis fimbriata South America 10.3 SL
1858 Cetopsis gobioides South America 10.9 SL
1944 Cetopsis jurubidae South America 9 SL
2005 Cetopsis montana South America 11.9 SL
1944 Cetopsis motatanensis South America 15.5 SL
1994 Cetopsis oliveirai South America 3.6 SL
1944 Cetopsis orinoco South America 9.4 SL
1912 Cetopsis othonops South America 11 SL
2001 Cetopsis parma South America 17 SL
2005 Cetopsis pearsoni South America 11.4 SL
1882 Cetopsis plumbea South America 11.8 SL
2005 Cetopsis sandrae South America 7.5 SL
2005 Cetopsis sarcodes South America 6.9 SL
2005 Cetopsis starnesi South America 9.7 SL
2005 Cetopsis umbrosa South Americ 5.4 SL



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