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Jump to next section Summary of Pseudecheneis
PronouncedSew de che niss
IdentificationFishes of the genus Pseudecheneis can be differentiated from other Glyptosternine fish in having a thoracic adhesive apparatus consisting of a series of transverse ridges (laminae) separated by grooves (sulcae) (de Pinna, 1996; Roberts, 1998).
SizeSmallest 60mm, largest 190mm, average 137mm, most commonly 60mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 11 "species" in the database
Keepers1 species ( 9%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
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1. Pseudecheneis sympelvica (100%)

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