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Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Centromochlinae


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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Centromochlus altae South America 3.5 SL 1945
Centromochlus bockmanni South America 4.8 SL 2005
Centromochlus britskii South America 3.9 SL 2015
Centromochlus concolor South America 7.7 SL 1974
Centromochlus existimatus South America 9.0 SL 1974
Centromochlus ferrarisi South America 7.1 SL 2015
Centromochlus heckelii South America 13.9 SL 1853
Centromochlus macracanthus South America 13.0 SL 2000
Centromochlus megalops South America 1858
Centromochlus meridionalis South America 6.2 SL 2013
Centromochlus perugiae South America 5 SL 1882
Centromochlus punctatus South America 4.5 SL 1974
Centromochlus reticulatus South America 4.0 SL 1974
Centromochlus romani South America 3.3 SL 1988
Centromochlus schultzi South America 10.9 SL 1962
Centromochlus simplex South America 4.8 SL 1974
Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus South America 2.2 SL 1999
Gelanoglanis pan South America 2.5 SL 2014
Gelanoglanis stroudi South America 3.6 SL 1980
Gelanoglanis travieso South America 3.0 SL 2008
Glanidium albescens South America 12.1 SL 1874
Glanidium botocudo South America 9.6 SL 2013
Glanidium catharinensis South America 15.8 SL 1962
Glanidium cesarpintoi South America 9.6 SL 1928
Glanidium leopardum South America 10.9 SL 1961
Glanidium melanopterum South America 19 SL 1918
Glanidium ribeiroi South America 22 SL 1911
Tatia aulopygia South America 15.9 SL 1858
Tatia boemia South America 6.9 SL 1996
Tatia brunnea South America 11.6 SL 1974
Tatia carolae South America 3.7 SL 2013
Tatia caxiuanensis South America 4.1 SL 2008
Tatia dunni South America 12 SL 1945
Tatia galaxias South America 12.6 SL 1974
Tatia gyrina South America 4.2 SL 1942
Tatia intermedia South America 12 SL 1877
Tatia jaracatia South America 6.6 SL 2009
Tatia marthae South America 2.3 SL 2013
Tatia meesi South America 4.7 SL 2008
Tatia melanoleuca South America 3.2 SL 2014
Tatia musaica South America 6.2 TL 1992
Tatia neivai South America 8.2 SL 1930
Tatia nigra South America 11.7 SL 2008
Tatia strigata South America 11.7 SL 1995



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