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A Chaetostoma microps (Surface catfish) B Astroblepus pholeter (Cave catfish). Both species inhabit the same river drainage.

Cave catfish is a name used for species of catfish which live in caves or underground environments.

Species known specifically as cave catfish include:

Other catfish that live in caves include:

  • Prietella species (Mexico)
  • Trogloglanis pattersoni (USA)
  • Satan eurystomus (USA)
  • Trichomycterus itacarambiensis (Brazil)
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