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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae Sea catfishes
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Genidens

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Sverlij, S.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Genidens barbus (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Genidens barbus
[White sea catfish]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Genidens genidens (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Genidens genidens
[Guri sea catfish]
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Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Genidens machadoi
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

South America
Max. Length 57 cm SL
Genidens planifrons (Higuchi, Reis & Araújo, 1982)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Genidens planifrons
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4 Species of Family Ariidae with Genus Genidens
(Sea catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1803 Genidens barbus White sea catfish Southwest Atlantic 120 TL
1829 Genidens genidens Guri sea catfish Southwest Atlantic 35 TL
1918 Genidens machadoi Southwestern Atlantic 80 TL
1982 Genidens planifrons South America 57 SL



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