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genus

Brachyplatystoma Bleeker, 1862

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Pimelodidae - long-whiskered catfishes

Scientific synonyms

Goslinia Myers, 1941
Merodontotus Britski, 1981

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg & Akama, 2005
species Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein, 1819) - Kumakuma
species Brachyplatystoma juruense (Boulenger, 1898) - Dourade Zebra
species Brachyplatystoma platynemum Boulenger, 1898
species Brachyplatystoma promagdalena Lundberg, 2005
species Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (Castelnau, 1855)
species Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (Britski, 1981) - Tigerstriped Catfish
species Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes, 1840) - Lalau

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/677]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Brachyplatystoma Bleeker, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2664]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Merodontotus Britski, 1981]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Brachyplatystoma Bleeker, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon