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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Ornamentation superficielle et structure des plaques osseuses dermiques de quelques Siluriformes cuirasses (Loricariidae, Callichthyidae, Doradidae).
Kinematics of benthic suction feeding in Callichthyidae and Mochokidae, with functional implications for the evolution of food scraping in catfishes.