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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes
Subfamily: Doradinae
Genus: Megalodoras

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South America
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Megalodoras guayoensis (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)

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Megalodoras guayoensis
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South America
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Megalodoras uranoscopus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)

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Megalodoras uranoscopus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Megalodoras guayoensis South America 53 SL 1968
Megalodoras uranoscopus South America 60 SL 1888



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