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

Genus: Chasmocranus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus brachynemus
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Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Chasmocranus brevior Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Chasmocranus brevior
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South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus chimantanus
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Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Chasmocranus longior Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Chasmocranus longior
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South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Chasmocranus lopezi
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South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus peruanus
[]

Photo by Eakins, R.

South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus Pearson, 1937

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus rosae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus surinamensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus truncatorostris
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10 Species of Family Heptapteridae with Genus Chasmocranus
(Three-barbeled catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1958 Chasmocranus brachynemus South America 13.1 SL
1912 Chasmocranus brevior South America 7.9 SL
1956 Chasmocranus chimantanus South America 8.9 SL
1912 Chasmocranus longior South America 17 SL
1968 Chasmocranus lopezi South America 5.4 TL
1942 Chasmocranus peruanus South America 5.2 SL
1937 Chasmocranus quadrizonatus South America 4.9 SL
1922 Chasmocranus rosae South America 5.5 SL
1862 Chasmocranus surinamensis South America 12.3 SL
1927 Chasmocranus truncatorostris South America 11 SL



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