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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae Long-whiskered catfishes

Genus: Leiarius

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4 species
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Leiarius arekaima
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South America

Leiarius longibarbis (Castelnau, 1855)

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Leiarius longibarbis
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South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Leiarius marmoratus (Gill, 1870)

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Leiarius marmoratus
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South America
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Leiarius pictus (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

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Leiarius pictus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Leiarius arekaima South America 1841
Leiarius longibarbis South America 1855
Leiarius marmoratus South America 100 TL 1870
Leiarius pictus South America 60 TL 1849



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