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

Genus: Rhamdella

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by van de Ven, M.

South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL
Rhamdella aymarae Miquelarena & Menni, 1999

Photo by van de Ven, M.
 
Rhamdella aymarae
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South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Rhamdella cainguae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.9 cm SL

 
Rhamdella eriarcha
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Rhamdella exsudans
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Rhamdella jenynsii
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Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Rhamdella longiuscula Lucena & da Silva, 1991

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Rhamdella longiuscula
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Rhamdella montana
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.4 cm

 
Rhamdella rusbyi
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8 Species of Family Heptapteridae with Genus Rhamdella
(Three-barbeled catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1999 Rhamdella aymarae South America 18.8 SL
2008 Rhamdella cainguae South America 15.8 SL
1888 Rhamdella eriarcha South America 20.9 SL
1842 Rhamdella exsudans South America 8.9 TL
1864 Rhamdella jenynsii South America 8.9 TL
1991 Rhamdella longiuscula South America 22 TL
1913 Rhamdella montana South America 3.7 SL
1924 Rhamdella rusbyi South America 18.4



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