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Family: Characidae Characins



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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Acanthocharax microlepis Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acanthocharax microlepis
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Acestrocephalus acutus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus acutus
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acestrocephalus anomalus (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Acestrocephalus anomalus
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus boehlkei Menezes, 1977

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus boehlkei
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Acestrocephalus maculosus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus maculosus
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Acestrocephalus pallidus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus pallidus
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus sardina (Fowler, 1913)

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus sardina
[]

Photo by Menezes, N.A.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Acestrocephalus stigmatus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus stigmatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Acinocheirodon melanogramma
[]

Photo by AquaNet

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Acrobrycon ipanquianus (Cope, 1877)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Acrobrycon ipanquianus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon ortii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon starnesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Amazonspinther dalmata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharacidium bolivianum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Aphyocharacidium melandetum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax agassizii
[]

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria

South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Aphyocharax alburnus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria
 
Aphyocharax alburnus
[Goldencrown tetra]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Aphyocharax anisitsi Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax anisitsi
[Bloodfin tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm

 
Aphyocharax colifax
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Aphyocharax dentatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax dentatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm
Aphyocharax erythrurus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax erythrurus
[Flametail tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax gracilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aphyocharax nattereri (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aphyocharax nattereri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax pusillus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Aphyocharax rathbuni Eigenmann, 1907

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax rathbuni
[Redflank bloodfin]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax yekwanae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Aphyodite apiaka
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm

 
Aphyodite grammica
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Aphyodite tupebas
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Argopleura chocoensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Argopleura conventus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Argopleura diquensis
[]

Photo by Roa Fuentes, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Argopleura magdalenensis (Eigenmann, 1913)

Photo by Roa Fuentes, C.A.
 
Argopleura magdalenensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Astyanacinus moorii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Astyanacinus multidens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Astyanacinus yariguies
[]

Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Astyanax abramis (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse
 
Astyanax abramis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax acatlanensis
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Astyanax aeneus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Astyanax aeneus
[Banded tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax ajuricaba
[]
No picture found
North America

 
Astyanax altior
[Yucatan tetra]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Astyanax altiparanae Garutti & Britski, 2000

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax altiparanae
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Astyanax angustifrons
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax anterior
[]

Photo by Protogino, L.C.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Astyanax aramburui Protogino, Miquelarena & López, 2006

Photo by Protogino, L.C.
 
Astyanax aramburui
[]

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Astyanax argyrimarginatus Garutti, 1999

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax argyrimarginatus
[]

Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astyanax asuncionensis Géry, 1972

Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.
 
Astyanax asuncionensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax atratoensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Astyanax aurocaudatus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax bacalarensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax bagual
[]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

Central America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Astyanax baileyi (Rosen, 1972)

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Astyanax baileyi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax bifasciatus
[]

Photo by Eakins, R.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Astyanax bimaculatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Astyanax bimaculatus
[Twospot astyanax]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax biotae
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm TL
Astyanax bockmanni Vari & Castro, 2007

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Astyanax bockmanni
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax bourgeti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax brachypterygium
[]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astyanax bransfordii (Gill, 1877)

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Astyanax bransfordii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Astyanax brevirhinus
[]

Photo by Zanata, A.M.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Astyanax burgerai Zanata & Camelier, 2009

Photo by Zanata, A.M.
 
Astyanax burgerai
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax caucanus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax chaparae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax chico
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax clavitaeniatus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax cocibolca
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax cordovae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax correntinus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax courensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax cremnobates
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax cubilhuitz
[]

Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Astyanax daguae Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Astyanax daguae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax depressirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax dissensus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax dissimilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax dnophos
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax dorioni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Astyanax douradilho
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL

 
Astyanax eigenmanniorum
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax elachylepis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax endy
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax epiagos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Astyanax eremus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax erythropterus
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

North, Central and South
Max. Length 17.1 cm TL
Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Astyanax fasciatus
[Banded astyanax]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax fasslii
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America

Astyanax festae (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Astyanax festae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax filiferus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax gisleni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Astyanax giton
[]

Photo by Garutti, G.F.

South America

Astyanax goyacensis Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Garutti, G.F.
 
Astyanax goyacensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Astyanax goyanensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax gracilior
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax guaporensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax guaricana
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Astyanax guianensis Eigenmann, 1909

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax guianensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Astyanax gymnodontus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax gymnogenys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax hamatilis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax hastatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax henseli
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax hermosus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax integer
[]

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Astyanax intermedius Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Astyanax intermedius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax ita
[]
No picture found
Astyanax jacobinae
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax jacobinae
[Piaba]

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Astyanax jacuhiensis (Cope, 1894)

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Astyanax jacuhiensis
[]

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Astyanax janeiroensis Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax janeiroensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax jenynsii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Astyanax joaovitori
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax jordanensis
[]

Photo by Freiberg, J.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Astyanax jordani (Hubbs & Innes, 1936)

Photo by Freiberg, J.
 
Astyanax jordani
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America

Astyanax kennedyi Géry, 1964

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax kennedyi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax keronolepis
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Astyanax kompi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax kullanderi
[]

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Astyanax lacustris (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax lacustris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax latens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax laticeps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax leonidas
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Astyanax leopoldi Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1988

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax leopoldi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astyanax lineatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax longior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax longirhinus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Astyanax macal
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax maculisquamis
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL
Astyanax magdalenae Eigenmann & Henn, 1916

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Astyanax magdalenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax marionae
[]

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Astyanax maximus (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Astyanax maximus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax megaspilura
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Astyanax mexicanus (De Filippi, 1853)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Astyanax mexicanus
[Mexican tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax microlepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax microschemos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax minor
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax multidens
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax mutator
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax myersi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Astyanax nasutus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America

Astyanax nicaraguensis Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Astyanax nicaraguensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax novae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax obscurus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax ocotal
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax ojiara
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax orbignyanus
[]

Photo by Pacheco Chaves, B.

South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Astyanax orthodus Eigenmann, 1907

Photo by Pacheco Chaves, B.
 
Astyanax orthodus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax pampa
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax paraguayensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm TL
Astyanax parahybae Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax parahybae
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Astyanax paranae Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Astyanax paranae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax paranahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax paris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax pedri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Astyanax pelecus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Astyanax pellegrini
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax pirabitira
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax pirapuan
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax poetzschkei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax procerus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Astyanax puka
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax pynandi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Astyanax ribeirae Eigenmann, 1911

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax ribeirae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax rioverde
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Astyanax rivularis (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by MNHN
 
Astyanax rivularis
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Astyanax robustus
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central and South America

Astyanax ruberrimus Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Astyanax ruberrimus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax rupununi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax saguazu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax saltor
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax salvatoris
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Astyanax scabripinnis (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax scabripinnis
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Astyanax schubarti Britski, 1964

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Astyanax schubarti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Astyanax scintillans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astyanax serratus
[]

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Astyanax siapae Garutti, 2003

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Astyanax siapae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax stenohalinus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax stilbe
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax superbus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America

Astyanax symmetricus Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax symmetricus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax taeniatus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax tamiahua
[]
No picture found
Central Ameica
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax tehuacanensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax totae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax trierythropterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax troya
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax tumbayaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax tupi
[]

Photo by Triques, M.L.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Astyanax turmalinensis Triques, Vono & Caiafa, 2003

Photo by Triques, M.L.
 
Astyanax turmalinensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Astyanax unitaeniatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax utiariti
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Astyanax validus Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Astyanax validus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax varzeae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Astyanax venezuelae
[]

Photo by Zanata, A.M.

South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Astyanax vermilion Zanata & Camelier, 2009

Photo by Zanata, A.M.
 
Astyanax vermilion
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Astyanax villwocki Zarske & Géry, 1999

Photo by MNHN
 
Astyanax villwocki
[]

Photo by Garutti, G.F.

South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Astyanax xavante Garutti & Venere, 2009

Photo by Garutti, G.F.
 
Astyanax xavante
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax xiru
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm

 
Atopomesus pachyodus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Attonitus bounites
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Attonitus ephimeros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Attonitus irisae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Aulixidens eugeniae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Axelrodia lindeae
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Axelrodia riesei Géry, 1966

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Axelrodia riesei
[Ruby tetra]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Axelrodia stigmatias (Fowler, 1913)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Axelrodia stigmatias
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Bario steindachneri
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Boehlkea fredcochui Géry, 1966

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Boehlkea fredcochui
[Cochu's blue tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Boehlkea weitzmani
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Brachychalcinus copei (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Brachychalcinus copei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus nummus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Brachychalcinus orbicularis (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brachychalcinus orbicularis
[Discus tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus parnaibae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus reisi
[]

Photo by Pereira, R.C.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Brachychalcinus retrospina Boulenger, 1892

Photo by Pereira, R.C.
 
Brachychalcinus retrospina
[]

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.

North America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Bramocharax caballeroi Contreras-Balderas & Rivera-Teillery, 1985

Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Bramocharax caballeroi
[Catemaco characin]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Brittanichthys axelrodi Géry, 1965

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Brittanichthys axelrodi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Brittanichthys myersi
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Bryconacidnus ellisae (Pearson, 1924)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconacidnus ellisae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus hemigrammus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus paipayensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Bryconadenos tanaothoros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Bryconadenos weitzmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus agna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus alfredae
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Bryconamericus alpha Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Bryconamericus alpha
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus andresoi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus andresoi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus arilepis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus arilepis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

Central America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus bayano (Fink, 1976)

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus bayano
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bolivianus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Bryconamericus brevirostris (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Bryconamericus brevirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bucayensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus caldasi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus carlosi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus carlosi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus caucanus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Bryconamericus charalae Román-Valencia, 2005

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus charalae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus cinarucoense Román-Valencia, Taphorn & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cinarucoense
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Bryconamericus cismontanus Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Bryconamericus cismontanus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus cristiani Román-Valencia, 1999

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cristiani
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Bryconamericus dahli Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus dahli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus deuterodonoides
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Bryconamericus diaphanus (Cope, 1878)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconamericus diaphanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecuadorensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus emperador (Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Bryconamericus emperador
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus exodon
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bryconamericus foncensis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2009

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus foncensis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bryconamericus galvisi Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus galvisi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

Central America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus gonzalezi Román-Valencia, 2002

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus gonzalezi
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthocharax microlepis South America 8.5 SL 1912
Acestrocephalus acutus South America 10.4 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus anomalus South America 20 SL 1880
Acestrocephalus boehlkei South America 13.5 SL 1977
Acestrocephalus maculosus South America 7.9 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus South America 9.3 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus pallidus South America 6.1 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus sardina South America 13.5 SL 1913
Acestrocephalus stigmatus South America 13.5 TL 2006
Acinocheirodon melanogramma South America 3.8 SL 1999
Acrobrycon ipanquianus South America 12 SL 1877
Acrobrycon ortii South America 6.1 SL 2014
Acrobrycon starnesi South America 7.3 SL 2014
Amazonspinther dalmata South America 2.0 SL 2008
Aphyocharacidium bolivianum South America 3.4 SL 1973
Aphyocharacidium melandetum South America 3.5 1912
Aphyocharax agassizii South America 3.3 SL 1882
Aphyocharax alburnus Goldencrown tetra South America 8 1869
Aphyocharax anisitsi Bloodfin tetra South America 5.5 TL 1903
Aphyocharax colifax South America 5.0 1991
Aphyocharax dentatus South America 7.2 SL 1903
Aphyocharax erythrurus Flametail tetra South America 5.8 1912
Aphyocharax gracilis South America 5.4 SL 1940
Aphyocharax nattereri South America 3.1 SL 1882
Aphyocharax pusillus South America 6.4 SL 1868
Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin South America 2.7 SL 1907
Aphyocharax yekwanae South America 5.6 SL 2003
Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus South America 4.8 TL 1915
Aphyodite apiaka South America 3.1 SL 2017
Aphyodite grammica South America 3.2 1912
Aphyodite tupebas South America 2.6 SL 2017
Argopleura chocoensis South America 5.3 SL 1913
Argopleura conventus South America 3.6 SL 1913
Argopleura diquensis South America 4.7 SL 1913
Argopleura magdalenensis South America 5.3 SL 1913
Astyanacinus moorii South America 10 SL 1892
Astyanacinus multidens South America 14 TL 1924
Astyanacinus yariguies South America 7.7 SL 2012
Astyanax abramis South America 14 SL 1842
Astyanax acatlanensis Central America 7.5 SL 2017
Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra Central America 12 SL 1860
Astyanax ajuricaba South America 9.5 SL 2009
Astyanax altior Yucatan tetra North America 1936
Astyanax altiparanae South America 16.4 TL 2000
Astyanax angustifrons Central America 1908
Astyanax anterior South America 11.1 SL 1908
Astyanax aramburui South America 6.1 SL 2006
Astyanax argyrimarginatus South America 4.5 SL 1999
Astyanax asuncionensis South America 15 SL 1972
Astyanax atratoensis South America 10.3 SL 1907
Astyanax aurocaudatus South America 6 SL 1913
Astyanax bacalarensis Central America 9.5 SL 2017
Astyanax bagual South America 7.8 SL 2015
Astyanax baileyi Central America 6.9 SL 1972
Astyanax bifasciatus South America 12.9 SL 2010
Astyanax bimaculatus Twospot astyanax South America 17.5 TL 1758
Astyanax biotae South America 5.2 SL 2004
Astyanax bockmanni South America 17.3 TL 2007
Astyanax bourgeti South America 1908
Astyanax brachypterygium South America 6.4 SL 2001
Astyanax bransfordii Central America 15 SL 1877
Astyanax brevirhinus South America 10 TL 1908
Astyanax burgerai South America 5.4 SL 2009
Astyanax caucanus South America 1879
Astyanax chaparae South America 1943
Astyanax chico South America 2004
Astyanax clavitaeniatus South America 7.2 SL 2003
Astyanax cocibolca Central America 5.4 SL 2008
Astyanax cordovae South America 1880
Astyanax correntinus South America 1891
Astyanax courensis South America 7.2 SL 2010
Astyanax cremnobates South America 8.9 SL 2001
Astyanax cubilhuitz Central America 5.3 SL 2017
Astyanax daguae South America 4 TL 1913
Astyanax depressirostris South America 1908
Astyanax dissensus South America 8.4 SL 2013
Astyanax dissimilis South America 13.6 SL 2010
Astyanax dnophos South America 3.3 SL 2004
Astyanax dorioni Central America 19.3 SL 1970
Astyanax douradilho South America 9 SL 2014
Astyanax eigenmanniorum South America 14.4 TL 1894
Astyanax elachylepis South America 2005
Astyanax endy South America 2006
Astyanax epiagos South America 5.9 SL 2008
Astyanax eremus South America 10.0 SL 2014
Astyanax erythropterus South America 1891
Astyanax fasciatus Banded astyanax North, Central and South 17.1 TL 1819
Astyanax fasslii South America 1915
Astyanax festae South America 1898
Astyanax filiferus South America 8.5 SL 1913
Astyanax gisleni South America 1943
Astyanax giton South America 8 TL 1908
Astyanax goyacensis South America 1908
Astyanax goyanensis South America 9 SL 1944
Astyanax gracilior South America 1908
Astyanax guaporensis South America 1911
Astyanax guaricana South America 9.6 SL 2013
Astyanax guianensis South America 6 TL 1909
Astyanax gymnodontus South America 17 SL 1911
Astyanax gymnogenys South America 11.5 SL 1911
Astyanax hamatilis South America 4.4 SL 2014
Astyanax hastatus South America 1928
Astyanax henseli South America 11.1 SL 2006
Astyanax hermosus South America 2005
Astyanax integer South America 1930
Astyanax intermedius South America 7.3 SL 1908
Astyanax ita South America 6.1 SL 2002
Astyanax jacobinae Piaba Astyanax jacobinae 5.1 SL 2008
Astyanax jacuhiensis South America 14.5 SL 1894
Astyanax janeiroensis South America 11.4 SL 1908
Astyanax jenynsii South America 7.6 SL 1877
Astyanax joaovitori South America 7.7 SL 2017
Astyanax jordanensis South America 7.6 SL 2009
Astyanax jordani North America 10 TL 1936
Astyanax kennedyi South America 1964
Astyanax keronolepis South America 10.4 SL 2019
Astyanax kompi Central America 1938
Astyanax kullanderi South America 8.8 SL 1995
Astyanax lacustris South America 7.7 TL 1875
Astyanax latens South America 4.4 SL 2004
Astyanax laticeps South America 8.9 SL 1894
Astyanax leonidas South America 4.6 SL 2002
Astyanax leopoldi South America 6 TL 1988
Astyanax lineatus South America 12 SL 1891
Astyanax longior South America 1878
Astyanax longirhinus South America 18.6 SL 2010
Astyanax macal Central America 6.7 SL 2017
Astyanax maculisquamis South America 7.6 SL 1997
Astyanax magdalenae South America 17.3 SL 1916
Astyanax marionae South America 9.1 SL 1911
Astyanax maximus South America 25 TL 1876
Astyanax megaspilura South America 1944
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican tetra North America 12 TL 1853
Astyanax microlepis South America 9.1 SL 1913
Astyanax microschemos South America 5.5 SL 2006
Astyanax minor South America 10.8 SL 2010
Astyanax multidens South America 1908
Astyanax mutator South America 1909
Astyanax myersi South America 1950
Astyanax nasutus Central America 10 TL 1907
Astyanax nicaraguensis Central America 1907
Astyanax novae South America 3.3 SL 1911
Astyanax obscurus South America 1870
Astyanax ocotal Central America 10.5 SL 2017
Astyanax ojiara South America 5.1 SL 2000
Astyanax orbignyanus South America 1850
Astyanax orthodus South America 10.8 SL 1907
Astyanax pampa South America 6.2 SL 2005
Astyanax paraguayensis South America 1918
Astyanax parahybae South America 16.9 TL 1908
Astyanax paranae South America 16.4 TL 1914
Astyanax paranahybae South America 1911
Astyanax paris South America 8.6 SL 2002
Astyanax pedri South America 7.8 SL 1908
Astyanax pelecus South America 6 SL 2006
Astyanax pellegrini South America 8 SL 1907
Astyanax pirabitira South America 9.1 SL 2013
Astyanax pirapuan South America 2011
Astyanax poetzschkei South America 1932
Astyanax procerus South America 11.9 SL 2013
Astyanax puka South America 5.0 SL 2007
Astyanax pynandi South America 2003
Astyanax ribeirae South America 8 TL 1911
Astyanax rioverde Central America 7.5 SL 2017
Astyanax rivularis South America 9.9 SL 1875
Astyanax robustus Central America 1912
Astyanax ruberrimus Central and South America 1913
Astyanax rupununi South America 4.8 SL 1914
Astyanax saguazu South America 9.2 SL 2003
Astyanax saltor South America 5.9 SL 1960
Astyanax salvatoris Central America 6.1 SL 2017
Astyanax scabripinnis South America 7.8 SL 1842
Astyanax schubarti South America 9 SL 1964
Astyanax scintillans South America 3.0 SL 1928
Astyanax serratus South America 12 SL 2010
Astyanax siapae South America 9.4 SL 2003
Astyanax stenohalinus South America 7.8 SL 1962
Astyanax stilbe South America 1870
Astyanax superbus South America 1942
Astyanax symmetricus South America 1908
Astyanax taeniatus South America 9.6 SL 1842
Astyanax tamiahua Central America 6.3 SL 2017
Astyanax tehuacanensis Central Ameica 7.5 SL 2017
Astyanax totae South America 8.2 SL 2005
Astyanax trierythropterus South America 1970
Astyanax troya South America 7.4 SL 2002
Astyanax tumbayaensis South America 2005
Astyanax tupi South America 7.3 SL 2003
Astyanax turmalinensis South America 6.5 SL 2003
Astyanax unitaeniatus South America 1998
Astyanax utiariti South America 7.9 SL 2007
Astyanax validus South America 15 TL 1991
Astyanax varzeae South America 8.3 SL 2007
Astyanax venezuelae South America 5 TL 1944
Astyanax vermilion South America 4.3 SL 2009
Astyanax villwocki South America 11.4 SL 1999
Astyanax xavante South America 6.0 SL 2009
Astyanax xiru South America 10.9 SL 2013
Atopomesus pachyodus South America 4.3 1927
Attonitus bounites South America 5.7 SL 2000
Attonitus ephimeros South America 5.0 SL 2000
Attonitus irisae South America 4.6 SL 2000
Aulixidens eugeniae South America 4.3 SL 1952
Axelrodia lindeae South America 2.1 SL 1973
Axelrodia riesei Ruby tetra South America 2.1 SL 1966
Axelrodia stigmatias South America 2.5 SL 1913
Bario steindachneri South America 9 SL 1893
Boehlkea fredcochui Cochu's blue tetra South America 5.4 TL 1966
Boehlkea weitzmani South America 3.5 SL 2017
Brachychalcinus copei South America 7.3 SL 1882
Brachychalcinus nummus South America 8.4 SL 1958
Brachychalcinus orbicularis Discus tetra South America 9 SL 1850
Brachychalcinus parnaibae South America 7.2 SL 1989
Brachychalcinus reisi South America 6.1 SL 2017
Brachychalcinus retrospina South America 6.9 SL 1892
Bramocharax caballeroi Catemaco characin North America 13.8 SL 1985
Brittanichthys axelrodi South America 2.8 SL 1965
Brittanichthys myersi South America 3.2 SL 1965
Bryconacidnus ellisae South America 3.8 SL 1924
Bryconacidnus hemigrammus South America 4 SL 1924
Bryconacidnus paipayensis South America 5 SL 1929
Bryconadenos tanaothoros South America 2005
Bryconadenos weitzmani South America 4.1 SL 2009
Bryconamericus agna South America 6.5 SL 2001
Bryconamericus alfredae South America 6.6 TL 1927
Bryconamericus alpha South America 7.6 TL 1914
Bryconamericus andresoi South America 7.1 SL 2003
Bryconamericus arilepis South America 7.1 SL 2008
Bryconamericus bayano Central America 5.7 SL 1976
Bryconamericus bolivianus South America 6.8 SL 1924
Bryconamericus brevirostris South America 9.5 TL 1860
Bryconamericus bucayensis South America 8.7 SL 2013
Bryconamericus caldasi South America 7.4 SL 2014
Bryconamericus carlosi South America 5.7 SL 2003
Bryconamericus caucanus South America 8.8 TL 1913
Bryconamericus charalae South America 2005
Bryconamericus cinarucoense South America 3.7 SL 2008
Bryconamericus cismontanus South America 6 SL 1914
Bryconamericus cristiani South America 6.9 SL 1999
Bryconamericus dahli South America 8.0 SL 2000
Bryconamericus deuterodonoides South America 5 TL 1914
Bryconamericus diaphanus South America 13 TL 1878
Bryconamericus ecai South America 7.5 SL 2004
Bryconamericus ecuadorensis South America 8.3 SL 2015
Bryconamericus eigenmanni South America 6.1 SL 1906
Bryconamericus emperador Central and South America 10.4 SL 1907
Bryconamericus exodon South America 5.7 SL 1907
Bryconamericus foncensis South America 8.3 SL 2009
Bryconamericus galvisi South America 7.6 SL 2000
Bryconamericus gonzalezi Central America 7.4 SL 2002



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