Aspredinidae


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Aspredinidae

[‚a·sprə′din·ə·dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of salt-water catfishes in the order Siluriformes found off the coast of South America.
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Pyrrhulina zigzag Zarske & Gery, 1997 SILURIFORMES Aspredinidae 128.
Pseudobunocephalus, a new genus of banjo catfish with the description of a new species from the Orinoco River system of Colombia and Venezuela (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae).
Se observo un predominio marcado de la familia Characidae con 33 especies que representaron el 42% del total, seguida por Serrasalmidae con trece (16%), Anostomidae con el 7.6%, Curimatidae y Pimelodidae con el 6.3% cada una, y Cichlidae con el 5% (Figura 2) Las familias Sciaenidae, Auchenipteridae, Erythrinidae y Hemiodidae en conjunto representaron un 10%, y Ageneiosidae, Aspredinidae, Characidiidae, Lebiasinidae, y Potamotrigonydae un 6.8%, cada una de ellas con un unico individuo capturado.
SILURIFORMES Ariidae Sciades couma (Valenciennes, 1840) Sciades herzbergii (Bloch, 1794) Aspredinidae Aspredinichthys filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1840) Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus, 1758) Auchenipteridae Ageneiosus aff.
nattereri Tetragonopterus argenteus 1 Triportheus elongatus Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus falcirostris 2 Erythrinidae Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus 1 Hoplias malabaricus 9 8 Lebiasinidae Pyrrhulina brevis Ctenolucidae Boulengerella cuvieri 1 Boulengerella maculata Siluriformes Aspredinidae Dysichthys sp.
each); Curimatidae, Parodontidae, Pseudopimelodidae and Cichlidae (2 spp.); Erythrinidae, Acestrorhynchidae, Crenuchidae, Prochilodontidae, Auchenipteridae, Aspredinidae, Trichomycteridae, Sternopygidae, Gymnotidae and Synbranchidae (only 1 sp.).
Auchenipterus muchalis Fowler, 1915 Aspredinidae Bunocephalus sp.
SALMONIFORMES Salmonidae Onchorynchus mykiss Non-native Native to North America, this species was intentionally introduced in the 1980s for sport fishing in high elevation streams (Malabarba et al., 2009) SILURIFORMES Aspredinidae Bunocephalus erondinae Native Pseudobunocephalus Native iheringii Auchenipteridae Glanidium sp.
albifrons Rhamphichtyidae Rhamphichthys atlanticus * Sternopygidae Sternopygus macrurus SILURIFORMES Ariidae Arius rugispinis Hexanematichthys couma Aspredinidae Aspredo aspredo Auchenipteridae Ageneiosus inermis Ageneiosus ucayalensis Auchenipterus menezesi * Parauchenipterus galeatus Pseudauchenipterus nodosus Callichthyidae Callichthys callichthys Corydoras sp.