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Family: Diplomystidae Velvet catfishes



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

Photo by Photo by Busse, K.
 
Diplomystes camposensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Diplomystes chilensis
[Tollo]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Diplomystes incognitus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis
[]
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Max. Length 21.8 cm SL

 
Olivaichthys cuyanus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Olivaichthys viedmensis
[Otuno]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diplomystes camposensis South America 25 TL 1987
Diplomystes chilensis Tollo South America 23 TL 1782
Diplomystes incognitus South America 15.3 SL 2017
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis South America 26 TL 1987
Olivaichthys cuyanus South America 21.8 SL 1965
Olivaichthys mesembrinus South America 16.8 SL 1982
Olivaichthys viedmensis Otuno South America 32.4 SL 1931



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