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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pseudopimelodidae Bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes

Genus: Cephalosilurus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus South America 8.5 SL 1912
Cephalosilurus apurensis South America 29 SL 1978
Cephalosilurus fowleri South America 40.5 TL 1911
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus South America 35 TL 1974



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