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Family: Diplomystidae Velvet catfishes



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Busse, K.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Diplomystes camposensis Arratia, 1987

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Diplomystes camposensis
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Diplomystes chilensis (Molina, 1782)

Photo by MNHN
 
Diplomystes chilensis
[Tollo]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Diplomystes incognitus
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis Arratia, 1987

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL

 
Olivaichthys cuyanus
[]

Photo by Gosztonyi, A.E.

South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL
Olivaichthys mesembrinus (Ringuelet, 1982)

Photo by Gosztonyi, A.E.
 
Olivaichthys mesembrinus
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 32.4 cm SL
Olivaichthys viedmensis (MacDonagh, 1931)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Olivaichthys viedmensis
[Otuno]
7 Species of Family Diplomystidae
(Velvet catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1987 Diplomystes camposensis South America 25 TL
1782 Diplomystes chilensis Tollo South America 23 TL
2017 Diplomystes incognitus South America 15.3 SL
1987 Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis South America 26 TL
1965 Olivaichthys cuyanus South America 21.8 SL
1982 Olivaichthys mesembrinus South America 16.8 SL
1931 Olivaichthys viedmensis Otuno South America 32.4 SL



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