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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Heptapteridae Three-barbeled catfishes

Genus: Brachyglanis

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Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Brachyglanis frenatus
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Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Brachyglanis magoi
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Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Brachyglanis melas
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Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Brachyglanis microphthalmus
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Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Brachyglanis nocturnus
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Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Brachyglanis phalacra
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachyglanis frenatus South America 9.9 SL 1912
Brachyglanis magoi South America 8.3 SL 1967
Brachyglanis melas South America 6 TL 1912
Brachyglanis microphthalmus South America 6.8 SL 1991
Brachyglanis nocturnus South America 8.1 SL 1928
Brachyglanis phalacra South America 8.1 TL 1912



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