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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes

Genus: Pterodoras

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Sverlij, S.

South America
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Pterodoras granulosus (Valenciennes, 1821)

Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Pterodoras granulosus
[Granulated catfish]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 55 cm SL
Pterodoras rivasi (Fernández-Yépez, 1950)

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Pterodoras rivasi
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2 Species of Family Doradidae with Genus Pterodoras
(Thorny catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1821 Pterodoras granulosus Granulated catfish South America 70 TL
1950 Pterodoras rivasi South America 55 SL



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