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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Genus: Brachychalcinus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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