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Auchenipteridae


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(subclass Actino-pterygii, order Siluriformes)

A family of freshwater catfish, distinguished by having a scaleless body, a zigzag lateral line along the body, a tiny adipose fin, and pairs of barbels around the mouth. There are about 25 species, found in tropical S. America.

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