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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Cetopsidae Whale catfishes
Subfamily: Cetopsinae
Genus: Cetopsis

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Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Cetopsis amphiloxa
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Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis arcana
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Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Cetopsis baudoensis
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Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis caiapo
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South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL
Cetopsis candiru Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cetopsis candiru
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South America
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Cetopsis coecutiens (Lichtenstein, 1819)

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis coecutiens
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Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Cetopsis fimbriata
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South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cetopsis gobioides Kner, 1858

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cetopsis gobioides
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Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis jurubidae
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South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Cetopsis montana Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis montana
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South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Cetopsis motatanensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cetopsis motatanensis
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South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Cetopsis oliveirai (Lundberg & Rapp Py-Daniel, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis oliveirai
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Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis orinoco
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South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cetopsis othonops (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Agudelo, H. & Alvarez, F.
 
Cetopsis othonops
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South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Cetopsis parma Oliveira, Vari & Ferraris, 2001

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis parma
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Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis pearsoni
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South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Cetopsis plumbea Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Cetopsis plumbea
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Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Cetopsis sandrae
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Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cetopsis sarcodes
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Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cetopsis starnesi
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cetopsis umbrosa
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21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cetopsis amphiloxa South America 18.8 SL 1914
Cetopsis arcana South America 9 SL 2005
Cetopsis baudoensis South America 18.7 SL 1960
Cetopsis caiapo South America 6.9 SL 2005
Cetopsis candiru South America 26.3 SL 1829
Cetopsis coecutiens South America 27.3 TL 1819
Cetopsis fimbriata South America 10.3 SL 2005
Cetopsis gobioides South America 10.9 SL 1858
Cetopsis jurubidae South America 9 SL 1944
Cetopsis montana South America 11.9 SL 2005
Cetopsis motatanensis South America 15.5 SL 1944
Cetopsis oliveirai South America 3.6 SL 1994
Cetopsis orinoco South America 9.4 SL 1944
Cetopsis othonops South America 11 SL 1912
Cetopsis parma South America 17 SL 2001
Cetopsis pearsoni South America 11.4 SL 2005
Cetopsis plumbea South America 11.8 SL 1882
Cetopsis sandrae South America 7.5 SL 2005
Cetopsis sarcodes South America 6.9 SL 2005
Cetopsis starnesi South America 9.7 SL 2005
Cetopsis umbrosa South Americ 5.4 SL 2005



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