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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Sturisoma

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Sturisoma barbatum (Kner, 1853)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Sturisoma barbatum
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South America
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Sturisoma brevirostre
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.3 cm

 
Sturisoma caquetae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Sturisoma guentheri
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Sturisoma lyra
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Photo by Stawikowski, R.

South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm
Sturisoma monopelte Fowler, 1914

Photo by Stawikowski, R.
 
Sturisoma monopelte
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Photo by Slaboch, R.

South America
Max. Length 22 cm
Sturisoma nigrirostrum Fowler, 1940

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Sturisoma nigrirostrum
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Photo by Seidel, I.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Sturisoma robustum (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Sturisoma robustum
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Photo by Stawikowski, R.

South America
Max. Length 19 cm
Sturisoma rostratum (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Stawikowski, R.
 
Sturisoma rostratum
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Photo by Seidel, I.

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Sturisoma tenuirostre (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Sturisoma tenuirostre
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10 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Sturisoma
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1853 Sturisoma barbatum South America 28 SL
1889 Sturisoma brevirostre South America 20.7 SL
1945 Sturisoma caquetae South America 19.3
1904 Sturisoma guentheri South America 23 SL
1904 Sturisoma lyra South America 25 TL
1914 Sturisoma monopelte South America 26.5
1940 Sturisoma nigrirostrum South America 22
1904 Sturisoma robustum South America 25 SL
1829 Sturisoma rostratum South America 19
1910 Sturisoma tenuirostre South America 12.6 SL



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