Family Pimelodidae Bonaparte, 1835 – long-whiskered catfishes 

Family Pimelodidae Bonaparte, 1835 – long-whiskered catfishes

The Family Pimelodidae includes 30 genera (Aguarunichthys, Bagropsis, Bergiaria, Brachyplatystoma, Calophysus, Cheirocerus, Duopalatinus, Exallodontus, Hemisorubim, Hypophthalmus, Iheringichthys, Leiarius, Luciopimelodus, Megalonema, Parapimelodus, Phractocephalus, Pimelabditus, Pimelodina, Pimelodus, Pinirampus, Platynematichthys, Platysilurus, Platystomatichthys, Propimelodus, Pseudoplatystoma, Sorubim, Sorubimichthys, Steindachneridion, Zungaro and Zungaropsis)

There are 30 genera and 109 species currently recognized: Aguarunichthys (3), Bagropsis (1), Bergiaria (2), Brachyplatystoma (7), Calophysus (1), Cheirocerus (3), Duopalatinus (2), Exallodontus (1), Hemisorubim (1), Hypophthalmus (4), Iheringichthys (3), Leiarius (3), Luciopimelodus (1), Megalonema (8), Parapimelodus (2), Phractocephalus (1), Pimelabditus (1), Pimelodina (1), Pimelodus (35), Pinirampus (1), Platynematichthys (1), Platysilurus (3), Platystomatichthys (1), Propimelodus (3), Pseudoplatystoma (8), Sorubim (5), Sorubimichthys (1), Steindachneridion (6), Zungaro (2) and Zungaropsis (1)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus

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