Doradidae

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Doradidae

[də′ra·də‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of South American catfishes in the suborder Siluroidei.
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We recorded sounds of nine individuals of a wild-caught neotropical catfish, the doradid Orinocodoras eigenmanni.
Kastberger (9) observed that for field recordings of doradid sounds, pulse pattern was unchanged for up to 30 cm.
Sound-generating and -detecting motor system in catfish: design of swimbladder muscles in doradids and pimelodids.
Since such a feature is present in all the pimelodids studied excepting the peculiar and highly derived pimelodin genus Hypophthalmus, and a somewhat similar feature is only present, among non-pimelodid catfishes, in some members of the phylogenetically distant Doradoidea (i.e., in some mochokids, auchenipterids and doradids examined) (e.g.