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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae Long-whiskered catfishes

Genus: Leiarius

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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South America

 
Leiarius arekaima
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Leiarius longibarbis (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leiarius longibarbis
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Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Leiarius marmoratus (Gill, 1870)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Leiarius marmoratus
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Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Leiarius pictus (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Leiarius pictus
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4 Species of Family Pimelodidae with Genus Leiarius
(Long-whiskered catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1841 Leiarius arekaima South America
1855 Leiarius longibarbis South America
1870 Leiarius marmoratus South America 100 TL
1849 Leiarius pictus South America 60 TL



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