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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Astroblepidae Naked sucker-mouth catfishes

Genus: Astroblepus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Astroblepus acostai South America 3.0 SL 2011
Astroblepus ardiladuartei South America 7.5 SL 2015
Astroblepus ardilai South America 10.7 SL 2012
Astroblepus bellezaensis South America 10.7 SL 2015
Astroblepus boulengeri South America 7 SL 1904
Astroblepus brachycephalus South America 20 SL 1859
Astroblepus cacharas South America 5.9 SL 2011
Astroblepus caquetae South America 8.7 TL 1943
Astroblepus chapmani South America 8 SL 1912
Astroblepus chimborazoi South America 2.5 SL 1915
Astroblepus chotae South America 10 TL 1904
Astroblepus cirratus South America 5.5 SL 1912
Astroblepus cyclopus South America 4.9 SL 1805
Astroblepus eigenmanni South America 10 SL 1904
Astroblepus festae South America 10 SL 1898
Astroblepus fissidens South America 9 SL 1904
Astroblepus formosus South America 5 SL 1945
Astroblepus frenatus South America 6 TL 1918
Astroblepus grixalvii South America 30 SL 1805
Astroblepus guentheri South America 9 SL 1887
Astroblepus heterodon South America 11 SL 1908
Astroblepus homodon South America 8 SL 1904
Astroblepus itae South America 6.8 SL 2011
Astroblepus jimenezae South America 2013
Astroblepus jurubidae South America 5 SL 1944
Astroblepus labialis South America 7 SL 1937
Astroblepus latidens South America 8 SL 1918
Astroblepus longiceps South America 6 SL 1924
Astroblepus longifilis South America 7 SL 1882
Astroblepus mancoi South America 10.2 TL 1928
Astroblepus mariae South America 10 SL 1919
Astroblepus marmoratus South America 7 SL 1904
Astroblepus martinezi South America 2013
Astroblepus micrescens South America 9 SL 1918
Astroblepus mindoensis South America 7.9 SL 1916
Astroblepus mojicai South America 7.2 SL 2015
Astroblepus nettoferreirai South America 12.1 SL 2015
Astroblepus nicefori South America 7 SL 1932
Astroblepus orientalis South America 8 SL 1903
Astroblepus ortegai South America 9.3 SL 2012
Astroblepus peruanus South America 6 SL 1876
Astroblepus phelpsi South America 7 SL 1944
Astroblepus pholeter South America 7 SL 1962
Astroblepus pirrensis Central America 13 SL 1913
Astroblepus praeliorum South America 8 SL 1942
Astroblepus prenadillus South America 20 SL 1840
Astroblepus putumayoensis South America 5.5 SL 2015
Astroblepus quispei South America 4.8 SL 2012
Astroblepus regani South America 16 SL 1909
Astroblepus rengifoi South America 5 SL 1960
Astroblepus retropinnus South America 7 SL 1908
Astroblepus riberae South America 9 SL 1994
Astroblepus rosei South America 10 SL 1922
Astroblepus sabalo South America 1840
Astroblepus santanderensis South America 8 SL 1918
Astroblepus simonsii South America 8 SL 1904
Astroblepus stuebeli South America 8 SL 1916
Astroblepus supramollis South America 8 SL 1937
Astroblepus taczanowskii South America 8 SL 1890
Astroblepus theresiae South America 8 SL 1907
Astroblepus trifasciatus South America 9 SL 1912
Astroblepus ubidiai South America 11 SL 1931
Astroblepus unifasciatus South America 7 SL 1912
Astroblepus vaillanti South America 10 SL 1904
Astroblepus vanceae South America 8 SL 1913
Astroblepus ventralis South America 8 SL 1912
Astroblepus whymperi South America 9 SL 1890



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