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

Genus: Parapimelodus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm SL
Parapimelodus nigribarbis (Boulenger, 1889)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Parapimelodus nigribarbis
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Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Parapimelodus valenciennis (Lütken, 1874)

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Parapimelodus valenciennis
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2 Species of Family Pimelodidae with Genus Parapimelodus
(Long-whiskered catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1889 Parapimelodus nigribarbis South America 18.6 SL
1874 Parapimelodus valenciennis South America 17 SL



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