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Sciades herzbergii (Bloch, 1794)

Silurus herzbergii ZBK Bloch, 1794: 33, pl. 367. Type locality: Surinam . Syntypes : ZMB 2962, 8785 .

Pimelodus argenteus ZBK Lacépède , 1803: 94, 102. Type locality: Surinam . Syntypes : ZMB 2692 , ZMB 8785 .

? Bagrus mesops ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840a: 456. Type locality: Puerto Rico . Holotype : MNHN A- 9347 .

Bagrus pemecus ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840a: 456. Type locality: Cayenne , French Guiana . Holotype : MNHN A-9348 .

Bagrus coelestinus ZBK Müller & Troschel, 1849: 7. Type locality: Guyana . Syntypes : ZMB 2970, 2977 .

Hexanematichthys hymenorrhinos ZBK Bleeker, 1862: 377. Type locality: Perhaps Surinam . Holotype : RMNH 3056 .

Netuma dubia ZBK Bleeker, 1862: 382. Type locality: Surinam . Syntypes : RMNH 3051-52 .

Distribution: North and eastern South America.

Countries: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and Brazil.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 550 mm TL.

Material examined: CAS 153484 (4 al, 283-310 mm TL), Brazil , Pernambuco ; MZUSP 48951 (3 al) (1 c&s), Brazil , Maranhão , SaoLuis , rio Curuca ; MZUSP 87700 (1 c&s), Brazil , Sergipe ; MZUSP 51695 (4 al) (2 es), Brazil , Maceió , Alagoas, lagoa Mundau .

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