119 Species in Family Alestidae
Nominal species list for Alestidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Alestes ansorgii Boulenger, 1910
Alestes baremoze (Joannis, 1835) Silversides
Alestes dentex (Linnaeus, 1758) Characin
Alestes inferus Stiassny, Schelly & Mamonekene, 2009
Alestes liebrechtsii Boulenger, 1898
Alestes macrophthalmus Günther, 1867 Torpedo robber
Alestes stuhlmannii Pfeffer, 1896
Alestopetersius bifasciatus (Poll, 1967)
Alestopetersius brichardi Poll, 1967
Alestopetersius caudalis (Boulenger, 1899) Yellowtail tetra
Alestopetersius compressus (Poll & Gosse, 1963)
Alestopetersius conspectus Mbimbi Mayi Munene & Stiassny, 2012
Alestopetersius hilgendorfi (Boulenger, 1899)
Alestopetersius leopoldianus (Boulenger, 1899)
Alestopetersius nigropterus Poll, 1967
Alestopetersius smykalai Poll, 1967
Alestopetersius tumbensis Hoedeman, 1951
Arnoldichthys spilopterus (Boulenger, 1909) Niger tetra
Bathyaethiops atercrinis Mamonekene & Stiassny, 2012 Black fin moon tetra
Bathyaethiops baka Moritz & Schliewen, 2016 Dwarf moon tetra
Bathyaethiops breuseghemi (Poll, 1945) Rectangle spot moon tetra
Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus (Pellegrin, 1925) African moon tetra
Bathyaethiops flammeus Moritz & Schliewen, 2016 Red-back moon tetra
Bathyaethiops greeni Fowler, 1949 Green's moon tetra
Brachypetersius altus (Boulenger, 1899)
Brachypetersius cadwaladeri (Fowler, 1930)
Brachypetersius gabonensis Poll, 1967
Brachypetersius huloti (Poll, 1954)
Brachypetersius notospilus (Pellegrin, 1930)
Brachypetersius pseudonummifer Poll, 1967
Brycinus abeli (Fowler, 1936)
Brycinus affinis (Günther, 1894) Redfin robber
Brycinus bartoni (Nichols & La Monte, 1953)
Brycinus batesii (Boulenger, 1903)
Brycinus bimaculatus (Boulenger, 1899)
Brycinus brevis (Boulenger, 1903)
Brycinus carmesinus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)
Brycinus carolinae (Paugy & Lévêque, 1981)
Brycinus comptus (Roberts & Stewart, 1976)
Brycinus derhami Géry & Mahnert, 1977
Brycinus epuluensis Decru, Vreven, Sadio & Snoeks, 2016
Brycinus ferox (Hopson & Hopson, 1982) Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber
Brycinus fwaensis Géry, 1995
Brycinus grandisquamis (Boulenger, 1899) Pinkfin Alestes
Brycinus humilis (Boulenger, 1905)
Brycinus imberi (Peters, 1852) Spot-tail
Brycinus intermedius (Boulenger, 1903)
Brycinus jacksonii (Boulenger, 1912) Victoria robber
Brycinus kingsleyae (Günther, 1896)
Brycinus lateralis (Boulenger, 1900) Stripped robber
Brycinus leuciscus (Günther, 1867)
Brycinus longipinnis (Günther, 1864) Longfin tetra
Brycinus luteus (Roman, 1966)
Brycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes, 1850 True big-scale tetra
Brycinus minutus (Hopson & Hopson, 1982) Dwarf Lake Turkana robber
Brycinus nigricauda (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974)
Brycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832) Nurse tetra
Brycinus opisthotaenia (Boulenger, 1903)
Brycinus peringueyi (Boulenger, 1923)
Brycinus poptae (Pellegrin, 1906)
Brycinus rhodopleura (Boulenger, 1906)
Brycinus sadleri (Boulenger, 1906) Sadler's robber
Brycinus schoutedeni (Boulenger, 1912)
Brycinus taeniurus (Günther, 1867)
Brycinus tessmanni (Pappenheim, 1911)
Brycinus tholloni (Pellegrin, 1901)
Bryconaethiops boulengeri Pellegrin, 1900
Bryconaethiops macrops Boulenger, 1920
Bryconaethiops microstoma Günther, 1873
Bryconaethiops quinquesquamae Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1990
Bryconaethiops yseuxi Boulenger, 1899
Clupeocharax schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1926
Hemigrammopetersius barnardi (Herre, 1936) Barnard's robber
Hemigrammopetersius pulcher (Boulenger, 1909)
Hydrocynus brevis (Günther, 1864) Tiger-fish
Hydrocynus forskahlii (Cuvier, 1819) Elongate tigerfish
Hydrocynus goliath Boulenger, 1898 Giant tigerfish
Hydrocynus tanzaniae Brewster, 1986 Tanzanian tigerfish
Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau, 1861 Tiger fish
Ladigesia roloffi Géry, 1968 Sierra leone dwarf characin
Lepidarchus adonis Roberts, 1966 Jellybean tetra
Micralestes acutidens (Peters, 1852) Sharptooth tetra
Micralestes ambiguus Géry, 1995
Micralestes argyrotaenia Trewavas, 1936
Micralestes comoensis Poll & Roman, 1967
Micralestes congicus Poll, 1967
Micralestes eburneensis Daget, 1965
Micralestes elongatus Daget, 1957 Elongated Turkana robber
Micralestes fodori Matthes, 1965
Micralestes holargyreus (Günther, 1873)
Micralestes humilis Boulenger, 1899
Micralestes lualabae Poll, 1967
Micralestes occidentalis (Günther, 1899)
Micralestes pabrensis (Roman, 1966)
Micralestes sardina Poll, 1938
Micralestes schelly Stiassny & Mamonekene, 2007
Micralestes stormsi Boulenger, 1902
Micralestes vittatus (Boulenger, 1917)
Nannopetersius ansorgii (Boulenger, 1910)
Nannopetersius lamberti Poll, 1967
Nannopetersius mutambuei Wamuini Lunkayilakio & Vreven, 2008
Petersius conserialis Hilgendorf, 1894
Phenacogrammus aurantiacus (Pellegrin, 1930)
Phenacogrammus bleheri Géry, 1995
Phenacogrammus deheyni Poll, 1945
Phenacogrammus interruptus (Boulenger, 1899) Congo tetra
Phenacogrammus major (Boulenger, 1903)
Phenacogrammus polli Lambert, 1961
Phenacogrammus stigmatura (Fowler, 1936)
Phenacogrammus taeniatus Géry, 1996
Phenacogrammus urotaenia (Boulenger, 1909)
Rhabdalestes aeratis Stiassny & Schaefer, 2005
Rhabdalestes brevidorsalis (Pellegrin, 1921)
Rhabdalestes maunensis (Fowler, 1935) Okavango robber
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis (Ricardo-Bertram, 1943) Slender robber
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis (Boulenger, 1911)
Rhabdalestes tangensis (Lönnberg, 1907) Pangani robber
Rhabdalestes yokai Ibala Zamba & Vreven, 2008
Tricuspidalestes caeruleus (Matthes, 1964)
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