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SOUTH AMERICA

Family Genus Species  Common Name
Ariidae Aspistor Aspistor quadriscutis Bressou sea catfish
Ariidae Sciades Sciades herzbergii Pemecou sea catfish
Ariidae Sciades Sciades seemanni Colombian Shark
Aspredinidae Bunocephalus Bunocephalus coracoideus Banjo Catfish
Aspredinidae Bunocephalus Bunocephalus verrucosus Craggy Head Banjo Catfish
Aspredinidae Platystacus Platystacus cotylephorus Mottled Eel-Tailed Banjo Catfish
Aspredinidae Xyliphius Xyliphius lepturus Shark Banjo Catfish  
Auchenipteridae Ageneiosus Ageneiosus magoi Slopehead catfish
Auchenipteridae Auchenipterichthys Auchenipterichthys coracoideus Midnight Catfish, Zamora Catfish
Auchenipteridae Auchenipterichthys Auchenipterichthys punctatus  
Auchenipteridae Auchenipterus Auchenipterus nigripinnis Paraguay Shark-cat
Auchenipteridae Centromochlus Centromochlus perugiae Perugia's Woodcat
Auchenipteridae Entomocorus Entomocorus gameroi Gamero's Woodcat, Penguin Woodcat
Auchenipteridae
Liosomadoras

Liosomadoras morrowi  
Liosomadoras oncinus
Black Jaguar Catfish
Jaguar Catfish

Auchenipteridae

Tatia

Tatia galaxias

Tatia gyrina
Tatia intermedia

Milky Way Woodcat


Snowflake Woodcat

Auchenipteridae Tetranematichthys Tetranematichthys wallacei Wallace's Driftwood Dolphin Catfish
Auchenipteridae Trachelichthys Trachelichthys exilis Pygmy Driftwood
Auchenipteridae Trachelyopterus Trachelyopterus galeatus Common Woodcat
Auchenipteridae Trachycorystes Trachycorystes trachycorystes Black Driftwood Catfish
Callichthyidae


Aspidoras


Aspidoras menezesi 
Aspidoras pauciradiatus
Aspidoras sp. (C125)
Menezes's Aspidoras
False Corydoras
C 125 

Callichthyidae

 

 

Brochis

 

 

Brochis britskii  
Brochis multiradiatus
 
Brochis splendens
Giant Brochis
Hog-nosed or Long-finned Brochis.
Emerald Catfish
Callichthyidae Callichthys Callichthys callichthys Armoured Catfish

Callichthyidae

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 








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Corydoras adolfoi
Corydoras aeneus 
Corydoras ambiacus  
Corydoras arcuatus
Corydoras atropersonatus

Corydoras concolor

Corydoras diphyes
Corydoras duplicareus
Corydoras elegans
Corydoras eques

Corydoras guapore
Corydoras habrosus

Corydoras haraldschultzi
Corydoras hastatus

Corydoras loretoensis
Corydoras melanotaenia
Corydoras metae

Corydoras napoensis             
Corydoras narcissus 
Corydoras nijsseni
Corydoras paleatus  
Corydoras panda 
Corydoras pygmaeus
Corydoras oiapoquensis
Corydoras
cf. sanchesi
Corydoras seussi 

Corydoras similis
Corydoras
sp. (CW010)
Corydoras steindachneri
Corydoras sterbai
Corydoras trilineatus 
Corydoras tukano               
Corydoras virginiae

Corydoras weitzmani

Adolfo's Cory
Bronze Cory
Black-spot Catfish

Skunk Corydoras
Concolor Cory

Fairy Corydoras

False Adolfoi

Elegant Corydoras

Horseman Cory
Guapore Cory
Dainty Corydoras
Schultz’s Cory
Dwarf Corydoras


Green-Gold Corydoras
Bandit Corydoras

Corydoras sp "San Juan"
Narcissus Cory
C 111
Peppered Corydoras
Panda Cory

Pygmy Cory
StripeTailed Panda
Sanchesi Cory
Seuss’ Corydoras, C 027
False Blotch Tail Cory
Gold laser cory
Steindachners Cory
Sterba's Catfish
Three-lined Corydoras
Bumblebee Cory
Virginia's Catfish

Two saddle corydoras

Callichthyidae Dianema Dianema longibarbis Porthole Catfish
Callichthyidae Dianema Dianema urostriatum Flag Tail Cat
Callichthyidae Hoplosternum Hoplosternum littorale Clay Hoplo, Cascudo
Callichthyidae Lepthoplosternum Lepthoplosternum pectorale Dwarf Hoplo.
Callichthyidae Megalechis Megalechis picta Port Hoplo, Tail Bar Armoured Catfish
Callichthyidae Megalechis Megalechis thoracata Armoured Catfish, Port Hoplo
Callichthyidae Scleromystax Scleromystax barbatus Bearded Cory
Callichthyidae Scleromystax Scleromystax sp. (C112)   Baianinho II
Callichthyidae Scleromystax Scleromystax sp. (C113) Baianinho III  
Callichthyidae Scleromystax Scleromystax prionotos False nattereri
Cetopsidae Cetopsis Cetopsis coecutiens Whale Catfish, Candiru
Cetopsidae Helegenes Helogenes marmoratus Dwarf Wood Cat
Doradidae Acanthodoras Acanthodoras cataphractus Spiny Catfish
Doradidae Acanthodoras Acanthodoras spinosissimus Chocolate talking catfish
Doradidae Agamyxis Agamyxis pectinifrons Spotted Talking Catfish
Doradidae Amblydoras Amblydoras nauticus   Croaking Spiny Catfish, Marbled Talking Catfish.
Doradidae Anadoras Anadoras grypus Dusky Doradid
Doradidae Hypodoras Hypodoras forficulatus The Battleship Dora
Doradidae Leptodoras Leptodoras linnelli Elongate Mouse Catfish
Doradidae Megalodoras Megalodorus uranoscopus   Mother of Snails Catfish
Doradidae Orinocodoras Orinocodoras eigenmanni    Long-nosed Raphael Catfish
Doradidae Ossanacora Ossanacora punctata Feather Barbels Catfish
Doradidae Oxydoras Oxydoras niger Mother of Snails Catfish, Ripsaw Catfish, Black Doradid
Doradidae Physopyxis Physopyxis lyra  -
Doradidae Platydoras Platydoras armulatus
Raphael Catfish
Doradidae Pterodoras Pterodoras granulosus Granulated catfish
Doradidae Rhinodoras Rhinodoras dorbignyi Fog Doradid
Doradidae Tenellus Tennelus leporhinus Mouse catfish
Heptapteridae l Brachyrhamdia Brachyrhamdia marthae   Martha's Brachyrhamdia
Heptapteridae l Brachyrhamdia Brachyrhamdia meesi Mees' pimelodid
Heptapteridae l Goeldiella Goeldiella eques Fox Face Pimelodella, Horsehead Pimelodid
Heptapteridae Pimelodella Pimelodella gracilis Graceful pimelodella
Heptaperidae Rhamdia Rhamdia quelen Max cat
Loricariidae Ancistrus Ancistrus claro 
Ancistrus dolichopterus
Ancistrus ranunculus
Ancistrus triradiatus
Gold Marble Bristlenose Catfish, LDA08
L 183, Starlight Bristlenose Catfish 
Tadpole Bristlenose Catfish
Three ray bristlenose catfish
Loricariidae Baryancistrus Baryancistrus chrysolomus L047, Mango pleco
Loricariidae Farlowella Farlowella acus  Twig Catfish
Loricariidae Hemiancistrus Hemiancistrus sp. (L128) L128
Loricariidae Hemiancistrus Hemiancistrus subviridis L200 Lemon Spotted Green Pleco
Loricariidae Hemiloricaria

Hemiloricaria lanceolata

Hemiloricaria parva

Chocolate coloured catfish

Common Whiptail Catfish

Loricariidae Hypancistrus

Hypancistrus inspector
Hypancistrus sp.
(L066)

Hypancistrus zebra

Snowball Peckoltia, L102
King Tiger Pleco, L066, L333
Zebra Pleco

Loricariidae

 


Leporacanthicus

 


Leporacanthicus galaxias

Leporacanthicus heterodon 
Leporacanthicus triactis
 

Vampire Plec

Golden Heterodon
3 Beacon Pleco, L091

Loricariidae Otocinclus Otocinclus cocama Zebra Oto
Loricariidae Panaqolus Panaqolus albivermis
Panaqolus
sp. (L169)
Flash Pleco, L204
L169, LDA001, Gold Stripe Panaque
Loricariidae Panaque Panaque cochliodon Blue-eye Pleco
Loricariidae Panaque Panaque nigrolineatus   Royal Panaque, Royal Pleco. L190
Loricariidae Parotocinclus Parotocinclus maculicauda False Sucker
Loricariidae Parotocinclus Parotocinclus spilosoma Gold Spot Dwarf Pleco
Loricariidae Peckoltia Peckoltia brevis Spotted Peckoltia
Loricariidae Peckoltia Peckoltia lujani L127, L207
Loricariidae Pseudacanthicus Pseudacanthicus leopardus  Leopard Acanthicus
Loricariidae Pseudolithoxus Pseudolithoxus anthrax Flyer Cat, L235
Loricariidae Pterygoplichthys Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps   Sailfin Pleco, Gibby
Loricariidae Pterygoplichthys Pterygoplichthys pardalis   Common Pleco
Loricariidae Rhinelepsis Rhinelepis strigosa Bristly pine-cone pleco
Loricariidae Rineloricaria Rineloricaria latirostris   Bristly whiptail catfish
Loricariidae Schizolecis Schizolecis guntheri  
Loricariidae Scobiancistrus Scobiancistrus aureatus   Goldie Pleco,Sunshine Pleco, L014
Loricariidae Sturisoma Sturisoma barbatum  Long-Nosed Whiptail
Pimelodidae Brachyplatystoma

Brachyplatystoma juruense

Brachyplatystoma tigrinum  

Zebra catfish

Tiger-striped catfish

Pimelodidae Calophysus Calophysus macropterus Vulture Catfish
Pimelodidae Leiarius Leiarius pictus Sailfin Pim
Pimelodidae Perrunichthys Perrunichthys perruno Leopard Catfish
Pimelodidae
Pimelodus
Pimelodus albofasciatus
Pimelodus ornatus
Pimelodus pictus
White-Striped Pimelodus
Ornate pim
Pictus cat
Pimelodidae Phractocephalus Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Red Tailed Catfish
Pimelodidae Platystomatichthys Platystomatichthys sturio Sturgeon catfish
Pimelodidae Pseudoplatystoma Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum Tiger Shovel-nose Catfish
Pimelodidae Surubim Surubim lima Lima Shovel-Nosed Catfish
Pseudopimelodidae Batrochoglanis Batrochoglanis raninus Frog Catfish
Pseudopimelodidae Cephalosilurus Cephalosilurus nigricaudus Jelly Cat
Pseudopimelodidae Microglanis Microglanis cottoides  
Pseudopimelodidae Microglanis Microglanis iheringi South American Bumblebee Catfish
Pseudopimelodidae Rhyacoglanis Rhyacoglanis paranensis  
Trichomycteridae Utuglanis Ituglanis amazonicus  
Trichomycteridae Parastegophilus Parastegophilus maculatus Spotted parasitic catfish
   
South America.


 

 

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