Centrochir crocodili

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Centrochir crocodili
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae
Genus: Centrochir
Agassiz, 1829
Species: C. crocodili
Binomial name
Centrochir crocodili
(Humboldt, 1821)
  • Doras crocodili
    Humboldt, 1821
  • Doras longispinis
    Steindachner, 1878

Centrochir crocodili is the only species in the genus Centrochir of the catfish (order Siluriformes) family Doradidae.[1] This species is endemic to Colombia where it is found in the Magdalena River basin and reaches a length of 21.0 centimetres (8.3 in) SL.[2]


  1. ^ "Centrochir crocodili". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 22, 2007. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Centrochir crocodili" in FishBase. December 2011 version.