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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Scoloplacidae Spiny dwarf catfishes

Genus: Scoloplax

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Scoloplax baileyi
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Scoloplax baskini
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Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Scoloplax dicra
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Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Scoloplax distolothrix
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Max. Length 1.2 cm SL

 
Scoloplax dolicholophia
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South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Scoloplax empousa Schaefer, Weitzman & Britski, 1989

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Scoloplax empousa
[Pantanal dwarf catfish]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scoloplax baileyi South America 1.5 SL 2012
Scoloplax baskini South America 1.6 SL 2008
Scoloplax dicra South America 1.4 SL 1976
Scoloplax distolothrix South America 1.8 SL 1989
Scoloplax dolicholophia South America 1.2 SL 1989
Scoloplax empousa Pantanal dwarf catfish South America 2.0 SL 1989



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