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Anadoras wedellii.jpg
Anadoras wedellii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae
Subfamily: Astrodoradinae
Genus: Anadoras
C. H. Eigenmann, 1925
Type species
Doras grypus
Cope, 1872

Anadoras is a genus of thorny catfishes native to tropical South America.

This genus has been assigned to the subfamily Astrodoradinae.[1]


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ Higuchi, Horácio; Birindelli, José L. O.; Sousa, Leandro M.; Britski, Heraldo A. (2007). "Merodoras nheco, new genus and species from Rio Paraguay basin, Brazil (Siluriformes, Doradidae), and nomination of the new subfamily Astrodoradinae" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1446: 31–42.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Anadoras in FishBase. December 2011 version.