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Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthodoras cataphractus Spiny catfish South America 11.5 SL 1758
Acanthodoras depressus South America 8.1 SL 1881
Acanthodoras spinosissimus Talking catfish South America 13.7 SL 1888
Agamyxis albomaculatus Spiny cat-fish South America 15 SL 1877
Agamyxis pectinifrons Whitebarred catfish South America 15 SL 1870
Amblydoras affinis South America 10 SL 1855
Amblydoras bolivarensis South America 10.2 SL 1968
Amblydoras gonzalezi South America 9.8 SL 1968
Amblydoras monitor South America 9 SL 1872
Amblydoras nauticus South America 7.5 SL 1874
Anadoras grypus South America 11.4 SL 1872
Anadoras insculptus South America 1912
Anadoras regani South America 11 SL 1908
Anadoras weddellii South America 15 SL 1855
Anduzedoras oxyrhynchus South America 32.3 SL 1821
Astrodoras asterifrons South America 8.1 SL 1853
Centrochir crocodili South America 22.5 SL 1821
Centrodoras brachiatus South America 41 TL 1872
Centrodoras hasemani South America 21 SL 1915
Doraops zuloagai South America 50 SL 1944
Doras carinatus South America 30 SL 1766
Doras higuchii South America 32.5 TL 2008
Doras micropoeus South America 35 SL 1912
Doras phlyzakion South America 2008
Doras zuanoni South America 2008
Franciscodoras marmoratus South America 36 TL 1874
Hassar affinis South America 20 SL 1881
Hassar gabiru South America 28.5 TL 2011
Hassar orestis South America 29.8 TL 1875
Hassar shewellkeimi South America 22.1 SL 2013
Hassar wilderi South America 25 TL 1895
Hemidoras morrisi South America 14.4 SL 1925
Hemidoras stenopeltis South America 19.4 SL 1855
Hypodoras forficulatus South America 10.4 SL 1925
Kalyptodoras bahiensis South America 24.5 SL 1990
Leptodoras acipenserinus South America 20.3 SL 1868
Leptodoras cataniai South America 19.4 SL 2005
Leptodoras copei South America 14.2 SL 1968
Leptodoras hasemani South America 22.8 TL 1915
Leptodoras juruensis South America 28.8 SL 1898
Leptodoras linnelli South America 23 SL 1912
Leptodoras marki South America 9.3 SL 2010
Leptodoras myersi South America 7.7 SL 1970
Leptodoras nelsoni South America 16.2 SL 2005
Leptodoras oyakawai South America 12.4 SL 2008
Leptodoras praelongus South America 18.5 SL 1956
Leptodoras rogersae South America 18 SL 2005
Lithodoras dorsalis Rock-bacu South America 100 TL 1840
Megalodoras guayoensis South America 53 SL 1968
Megalodoras uranoscopus South America 60 SL 1888
Merodoras nheco South America 7 SL 2007
Nemadoras cristinae South America 12.4 SL 2014
Nemadoras elongatus South America 16.5 SL 1898
Nemadoras hemipeltis South America 16.3 SL 1925
Nemadoras humeralis South America 16.3 SL 1855
Opsodoras boulengeri South America 19.3 SL 1915
Opsodoras morei South America 10.3 SL 1881
Opsodoras stuebelii South America 11 SL 1882
Orinocodoras eigenmanni South America 20 SL 1927
Ossancora asterophysa South America 16.8 TL 2011
Ossancora eigenmanni South America 15.2 SL 1895
Ossancora fimbriata South America 9.1 SL 1855
Ossancora punctata South America 11 SL 1855
Oxydoras kneri South America 70 TL 1862
Oxydoras niger Ripsaw catfish South America 100 SL 1821
Oxydoras sifontesi South America 76 TL 1968
Physopyxis ananas South America 2.2 SL 2005
Physopyxis cristata South America 2.3 SL 2005
Physopyxis lyra South America 3.5 SL 1872
Platydoras armatulus Southern striped raphael South America 43 SL 1840
Platydoras brachylecis South America 21.6 SL 2008
Platydoras costatus Raphael catfish South America 24 SL 1758
Platydoras hancockii Blue-eye catfish South America 15 TL 1840
Pterodoras granulosus Granulated catfish South America 70 TL 1821
Pterodoras rivasi South America 55 SL 1950
Rhinodoras armbrusteri South America 9.6 SL 2008
Rhinodoras boehlkei South America 17 TL 1976
Rhinodoras dorbignyi South America 50 TL 1855
Rhinodoras gallagheri South America 15.0 SL 2008
Rhinodoras thomersoni South America 20 SL 1984
Rhynchodoras castilloi South America 8.0 SL 2007
Rhynchodoras woodsi South America 10.5 SL 1976
Rhynchodoras xingui South America 6.3 SL 1961
Scorpiodoras calderonensis South America 15.1 SL 1880
Scorpiodoras heckelii South America 16.1 SL 1855
Scorpiodoras liophysus South America 15.7 SL 2011
Tenellus leporhinus South America 17.3 SL 1912
Tenellus ternetzi South America 12.9 SL 1925
Tenellus trimaculatus South America 11.4 SL 1898
Trachydoras brevis South America 9.3 SL 1853
Trachydoras gepharti South America 7.1 SL 2017
Trachydoras microstomus South America 5.9 SL 1912
Trachydoras nattereri South America 10.3 SL 1881
Trachydoras paraguayensis South America 19.2 SL 1907
Trachydoras steindachneri South America 8.6 SL 1897
Wertheimeria maculata South America 30 SL 1877



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