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

Genus: Rhamdia

(See list of species below)



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24 species
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Rhamdia argentina
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Max. Length 38.6 cm SL

 
Rhamdia cinerascens
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Rhamdia enfurnada
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Rhamdia foina (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia foina
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Rhamdia guasarensis DoNascimiento, Provenzano & Lundberg, 2004

Photo by Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Rhamdia guasarensis
[]
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Max. Length 25.1 cm SL

 
Rhamdia guatemalensis
[Pale catfish]



South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Rhamdia humilis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia humilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Rhamdia itacaiunas
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Rhamdia jequitinhonha Silfvergrip, 1996

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia jequitinhonha
[]



North America
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL
Rhamdia laluchensis Weber, Allegrucci & Sbordoni, 2003

Photo by Photo by Gómez González, A.E.
 
Rhamdia laluchensis
[La Lucha blind catfish]



North and Central America
Max. Length 29.4 cm SL
Rhamdia laticauda (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Rhamdia laticauda
[Filespine chulín]



South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Rhamdia laukidi Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia laukidi
[]



Central America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Rhamdia macuspanensis Weber & Wilkens, 1998

Photo by Photo by Gómez González, A.E.
 
Rhamdia macuspanensis
[Olmec blind catfish]



South America
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Rhamdia muelleri (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia muelleri
[]



Central America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Rhamdia nicaraguensis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Berg, W.
 
Rhamdia nicaraguensis
[]
No picture found


 
Rhamdia parryi
[Tonala catfish]



South America
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL
Rhamdia poeyi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888

Photo by Photo by Johansson, G.G.
 
Rhamdia poeyi
[]



Central and South America
Max. Length 47.4 cm TL
Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Rhamdia quelen
[South American catfish]
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Rhamdia reddelli
[Blind whiskered catfish]
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Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Rhamdia saijaensis
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Rhamdia schomburgkii
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Rhamdia velifer
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Rhamdia xetequepeque Silfvergrip, 1996

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Rhamdia xetequepeque
[]
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Rhamdia zongolicensis
[Zongolica catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhamdia argentina South America 1821
Rhamdia cinerascens South America 38.6 SL 1860
Rhamdia enfurnada South America 2005
Rhamdia foina South America 16.5 SL 1849
Rhamdia guasarensis South America 10.7 SL 2004
Rhamdia guatemalensis Pale catfish America 25.1 SL 1864
Rhamdia humilis South America 18.1 SL 1864
Rhamdia itacaiunas South America 23.8 SL 1996
Rhamdia jequitinhonha South America 16.1 SL 1996
Rhamdia laluchensis La Lucha blind catfish North America 12.0 SL 2003
Rhamdia laticauda Filespine chulín North and Central America 29.4 SL 1858
Rhamdia laukidi South America 33 SL 1858
Rhamdia macuspanensis Olmec blind catfish Central America 13.8 SL 1998
Rhamdia muelleri South America 20.8 SL 1864
Rhamdia nicaraguensis Central America 26 TL 1864
Rhamdia parryi Tonala catfish Central America 1888
Rhamdia poeyi South America 19.7 SL 1888
Rhamdia quelen South American catfish Central and South America 47.4 TL 1824
Rhamdia reddelli Blind whiskered catfish Central America 1984
Rhamdia saijaensis South America 18.5 SL 1941
Rhamdia schomburgkii South America 1858
Rhamdia velifer South America 1821
Rhamdia xetequepeque South America 7.2 SL 1996
Rhamdia zongolicensis Zongolica catfish North America 1993



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