Callichthyidae

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Callichthyidae

[‚ka‚lik′thī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of tropical catfishes in the suborder Siluroidei.
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caudomarginatus, which is conspicuously more abundant, and sometimes with two species of poeciliids, Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider and Phalloptychus januarius (Hensel), an eleotridine gobiid, Dormitator maculatus (Bloch), and the callichthyid Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus).