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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Sturisoma

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South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Sturisoma barbatum (Kner, 1853)

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Sturisoma barbatum
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Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Sturisoma brevirostre
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Max. Length 19.3 cm

 
Sturisoma caquetae
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Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Sturisoma guentheri
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Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Sturisoma lyra
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South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm
Sturisoma monopelte Fowler, 1914

Photo by Photo by Stawikowski, R.
 
Sturisoma monopelte
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South America
Max. Length 22 cm
Sturisoma nigrirostrum Fowler, 1940

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Sturisoma nigrirostrum
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South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Sturisoma robustum (Regan, 1904)

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Sturisoma robustum
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South America
Max. Length 19 cm
Sturisoma rostratum (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

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Sturisoma rostratum
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South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Sturisoma tenuirostre (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Sturisoma tenuirostre
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sturisoma barbatum South America 28 SL 1853
Sturisoma brevirostre South America 20.7 SL 1889
Sturisoma caquetae South America 19.3 1945
Sturisoma guentheri South America 23 SL 1904
Sturisoma lyra South America 25 TL 1904
Sturisoma monopelte South America 26.5 1914
Sturisoma nigrirostrum South America 22 1940
Sturisoma robustum South America 25 SL 1904
Sturisoma rostratum South America 19 1829
Sturisoma tenuirostre South America 12.6 SL 1910



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