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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypostominae
Genus: Squaliforma

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Squaliforma annae
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South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Squaliforma biseriata
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Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Squaliforma emarginata (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Squaliforma emarginata
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South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Squaliforma gomesi
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South America
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Squaliforma horrida
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South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Squaliforma phrixosoma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 49.5 cm SL

 
Squaliforma scopularia
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.6 cm TL

 
Squaliforma squalina
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.8 cm SL

 
Squaliforma tenuicauda
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Squaliforma tenuis
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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Squaliforma villarsi (Lütken, 1874)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Squaliforma villarsi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Squaliforma virescens
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12 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Squaliforma
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1881 Squaliforma annae South America 9.8 SL
1872 Squaliforma biseriata South America 11.3 SL
1840 Squaliforma emarginata South America 15 TL
1942 Squaliforma gomesi South America 14.3 SL
1854 Squaliforma horrida South America 35.5 SL
1940 Squaliforma phrixosoma South America 10.1 SL
1871 Squaliforma scopularia South America 49.5 SL
1841 Squaliforma squalina South America 33.6 TL
1878 Squaliforma tenuicauda South America 33.8 SL
1968 Squaliforma tenuis South America 19.5 SL
1874 Squaliforma villarsi South America 32 SL
1874 Squaliforma virescens South America 7.3 SL



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