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Name - Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Siluriformes (Order)
Loricariidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Record of three non-native fish species from the Alvarado Lagoon, Veracruz, Mexico.
  • Reffling: A Novel Locomotor Behavior Used by Neotropical Armored Catfishes (Loricariidae) in Terrestrial Environments.
  • Morphological differentiation of suckermouth armored catfish, genus Pterygoplichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) in Sri Lankan freshwaters.
  • Seasonal changes of gonadal activity of invasive vermiculated sailfin catfish (Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus) from Polgolla reservoir in Sri Lanka.
  • Invasive vermiculated sailfin catfish (Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus) has an impact on highly valued native fish species.

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Encyclopedia of Life