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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes

Genus: Oxydoras

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South America
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Oxydoras kneri Bleeker, 1862

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Oxydoras kneri
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South America
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Oxydoras niger (Valenciennes, 1821)

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Oxydoras niger
[Ripsaw catfish]



South America
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Oxydoras sifontesi Fernández-Yépez, 1968

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Oxydoras sifontesi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oxydoras kneri South America 70 TL 1862
Oxydoras niger Ripsaw catfish South America 100 SL 1821
Oxydoras sifontesi South America 76 TL 1968



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