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 Pimelodidae
Pimelodidae

 

Pimelodidae = ( pim meh LOAD id dee )   

This South American family is the largest group of naked-skinned catfishes in the world.

The vast majority are predatory catfishes. A few species such as the shovelnoses grow too large for the home aquarium. Distinguished from the Indian/Asian family Bagridae, as having no nasal barbels.

 
SYNONYMS
 
A
Arius albicans
 
B
Bagrus flavicans
Bagrus goliath
Bagrus nigropunctatus
Bagrus pictus
Bagrus piramuta
Bagrus punctulatus
Bagrus reticulatus
Bagrus rousseauxii
Brachyplatystoma goeldii
Brachyplatystoma paraense
Brachyplatystoma parnahybae
Brachyplatystoma platynema
 
C
Conorhynchus glaber
 
D
Duopalatinus goeldii
Duoplatinus goeldii
 
G
Galeichthys araguayensis
Ginesia cunaguaro
Goslinia platynema
 
M
Megalonema punctatum
Megalonema rhabdostigma
Megalonema robustum
Merodontotus tigrinus
 
P
Paulicea jahu
Paulicea luetkeni
Phractocephalus bicolor
Pimeletropsis lateralis
Pimelodina nasus
Pimelodus blochi
Pimelodus conirostris
Pimelodus ctenodus
Pimelodus filamentosus
Pimelodus insignis
Pimelodus labrosus
Pimelodus longifilis
Pimelodes macropterus
Pimelodus notatus
Pimelodus pati
Pimelodus pirinampu
Pimelodus spegazzinii
Pimelodus spegezzinii
Pimelodus valenciennis 
Pimelodus westermanni
Pimelodus zungaro
Pinirampus agassizii
Pinirampus typus
Piramutana piramuta
Piratinga pirá-aïba
Platynematichthys araguayensis
Platynematichthys punctulatus
Platypogon caerulorostris
Platysilurus barbatus
Platystoma affine
Platystoma corruscans
Platystoma fasciatum
Platystoma gigas
Platystoma juruense
Platystoma lima
Platystoma luceri
Platystoma lütkeni
Platystoma mucosa
Platystoma parahybae
Platystoma planiceps
Platystoma platyrhynchos
Platystoma punctifer
Platystoma spatula
Platystoma sturio
Platystoma tigrinum
Platystoma truncatum
Platystoma vaillantii
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum reticulatum
Pseudoplatystoma garciamarquezi
Platystomatichthys mucosus
Pseudoplatystoma punctifer
Pseudorhamdia macronema
Pseudorhamdia piscatrix
Pteroglanis manni
 
R
Rhamdella notata
 
S
Sciades marmoratus
Sciades pictus
Silurus fasciatus
Silurus gerupoca
Silurus hemiliopterus
Silurus lima
Silurus macrocephalus
Sorubim caparary
Sorubim infraoculare
Sorubim jandia
Sorubim latirostris
Sorubim luceri
Sorubim pirauáca
Sorubimichthys gigas
Sorubimichthys ortoni
Sorubimichthys spatula
Sovichthys abuelo
Steindachneria scripta
Steindachneridion scripta
 
T
Taenionema steeri
 
Z
Zungaro humboldtii
 



 
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