SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=148) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Aspredinidae Banjo catfishes



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Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi Friel, 1995

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Amaralia hypsiura (Kner, 1855)

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Amaralia hypsiura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Amaralia oviraptor
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL
Aspredinichthys filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Aspredinichthys filamentosus
[Sevenbarbed banjo]

Photo by FAO

Central and South America
Max. Length 24.3 cm TL
Aspredinichthys tibicen (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by FAO
 
Aspredinichthys tibicen
[Tenbarbed banjo]

Photo by Camargo, M.

Central and South America
Max. Length 38.3 cm SL
Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Camargo, M.
 
Aspredo aspredo
[Banjo]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus aleuropsis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus aloikae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus amaurus
[Camouflaged catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus chamaizelus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bunocephalus colombianus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Bunocephalus coracoideus (Cope, 1874)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Bunocephalus coracoideus
[Guitarrita]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Bunocephalus doriae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus erondinae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus hartti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus knerii
[Ecuador banjo catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus larai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus minerim
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Bunocephalus verrucosus
[Gnarled catfish]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Dupouyichthys sapito Schultz, 1944

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Dupouyichthys sapito
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Ernstichthys anduzei Fernández-Yépez, 1953

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Ernstichthys anduzei
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Ernstichthys intonsus Stewart, 1985

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Ernstichthys intonsus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Ernstichthys megistus
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Hoplomyzon atrizona Myers, 1942

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Hoplomyzon atrizona
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon papillatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Micromyzon akamai Friel & Lundberg, 1996

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Micromyzon akamai
[]

Photo by James, A.

Central and South America
Max. Length 31.8 cm SL
Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch, 1794

Photo by James, A.
 
Platystacus cotylephorus
[Banded banjo]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus (Mees, 1989)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus bifidus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Pseudobunocephalus iheringii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus rugosus
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Pterobunocephalus depressus (Haseman, 1911)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pterobunocephalus depressus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (Delsman, 1941)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Xyliphius anachoretes
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Xyliphius barbatus
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Xyliphius kryptos Taphorn & Lilyestrom, 1983

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Xyliphius kryptos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Xyliphius lepturus
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Xyliphius magdalenae Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Xyliphius magdalenae
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Xyliphius melanopterus Orcés V., 1962

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Xyliphius melanopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Xyliphius sofiae
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi South America 2.0 SL 1995
Amaralia hypsiura South America 13.3 SL 1855
Amaralia oviraptor South America 12.3 SL 2016
Aspredinichthys filamentosus Sevenbarbed banjo South America 21.8 SL 1840
Aspredinichthys tibicen Tenbarbed banjo Central and South America 24.3 TL 1840
Aspredo aspredo Banjo Central and South America 38.3 SL 1758
Bunocephalus aleuropsis South America 9.1 SL 1870
Bunocephalus aloikae South America 6.3 SL 1961
Bunocephalus amaurus Camouflaged catfish South America 12 SL 1912
Bunocephalus chamaizelus South America 3.7 SL 1912
Bunocephalus colombianus South America 11.5 SL 1912
Bunocephalus coracoideus Guitarrita South America 11 SL 1874
Bunocephalus doriae South America 8.3 SL 1902
Bunocephalus erondinae South America 8.3 SL 2010
Bunocephalus hartti South America 5.8 SL 2015
Bunocephalus knerii Ecuador banjo catfish South America 13 SL 1882
Bunocephalus larai South America 5.6 SL 1930
Bunocephalus minerim South America 4.9 SL 2015
Bunocephalus verrucosus Gnarled catfish South America 9.8 SL 1792
Dupouyichthys sapito South America 3 SL 1944
Ernstichthys anduzei South America 3.5 SL 1953
Ernstichthys intonsus South America 4.9 SL 1985
Ernstichthys megistus South America 6.7 SL 1961
Hoplomyzon atrizona South America 2.7 SL 1942
Hoplomyzon papillatus South America 1.7 SL 1985
Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma South America 3.2 SL 1990
Micromyzon akamai South America 1.6 SL 1996
Platystacus cotylephorus Banded banjo Central and South America 31.8 SL 1794
Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus South America 4.5 SL 1989
Pseudobunocephalus bifidus South America 4.3 SL 1942
Pseudobunocephalus iheringii South America 6.3 TL 1891
Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi South America 2.9 SL 2008
Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus South America 3.2 SL 1989
Pseudobunocephalus rugosus South America 3 SL 1903
Pterobunocephalus depressus South America 8.9 SL 1911
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus South America 7.3 SL 1941
Xyliphius anachoretes South America 8.8 SL 2010
Xyliphius barbatus South America 9.9 SL 1962
Xyliphius kryptos South America 11 SL 1983
Xyliphius lepturus South America 13.2 SL 1962
Xyliphius magdalenae South America 8 SL 1912
Xyliphius melanopterus South America 14.7 SL 1962
Xyliphius sofiae South America 4.4 SL 2017



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