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

Genus: Chasmocranus

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Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus brachynemus
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South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Chasmocranus brevior Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Chasmocranus brevior
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus chimantanus
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South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Chasmocranus longior Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Chasmocranus longior
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Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Chasmocranus lopezi
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Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus peruanus
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South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus Pearson, 1937

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus
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Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Chasmocranus rosae
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Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus surinamensis
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Chasmocranus truncatorostris
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chasmocranus brachynemus South America 13.1 SL 1958
Chasmocranus brevior South America 7.9 SL 1912
Chasmocranus chimantanus South America 8.9 SL 1956
Chasmocranus longior South America 17 SL 1912
Chasmocranus lopezi South America 5.4 TL 1968
Chasmocranus peruanus South America 5.2 SL 1942
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus South America 6.3 TL 1937
Chasmocranus rosae South America 9.7 TL 1922
Chasmocranus surinamensis South America 12.3 SL 1862
Chasmocranus truncatorostris South America 11 SL 1927



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