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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Ageneiosus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ageneiosus inermis Manduba South America 64.8 TL 1766
Ageneiosus magoi South America 18.1 SL 1989
Ageneiosus marmoratus Bottlenose catfish South America 18.5 SL 1912
Ageneiosus militaris South America 30 SL 1835
Ageneiosus pardalis Central and South America 46.2 SL 1874
Ageneiosus polystictus South America 45 SL 1915
Ageneiosus ucayalensis South America 35.2 SL 1855
Ageneiosus uranophthalmus South America 2010
Ageneiosus vittatus South America 22 SL 1908



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