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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Brycinus

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Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus abeli
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Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Brycinus affinis (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus affinis
[Redfin robber]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Brycinus bartoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.5 cm TL

 
Brycinus batesii
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Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Brycinus bimaculatus (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus bimaculatus
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Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Brycinus brevis (Boulenger, 1903)

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Brycinus brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Brycinus carmesinus
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Brycinus carolinae
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus comptus
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Brycinus derhami
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No picture found

Max. Length 11.0 cm SL

 
Brycinus epuluensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Brycinus ferox (Hopson & Hopson, 1982)

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Brycinus ferox
[Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Brycinus fwaensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Brycinus grandisquamis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus grandisquamis
[Pinkfin Alestes]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Brycinus humilis (Boulenger, 1905)

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Brycinus humilis
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Africa
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Brycinus imberi (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Brycinus imberi
[Spot-tail]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Brycinus intermedius
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Africa
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Brycinus jacksonii (Boulenger, 1912)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Brycinus jacksonii
[Victoria robber]



Africa
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL
Brycinus kingsleyae (Günther, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Brycinus kingsleyae
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Africa
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Brycinus lateralis (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Brycinus lateralis
[Stripped robber]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Brycinus leuciscus
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Africa
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Brycinus longipinnis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus longipinnis
[Longfin tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Brycinus luteus
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Africa
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Brycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Brycinus macrolepidotus
[True big-scale tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Brycinus minutus
[Dwarf Lake Turkana robber]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.1 cm TL

 
Brycinus nigricauda
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Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Brycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832)

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Brycinus nurse
[Nurse tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Brycinus opisthotaenia
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus peringueyi
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No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Brycinus poptae
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Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Brycinus rhodopleura (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brycinus rhodopleura
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Africa
Max. Length 13.8 cm TL
Brycinus sadleri (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Brycinus sadleri
[Sadler's robber]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Brycinus schoutedeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Brycinus taeniurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.8 cm TL

 
Brycinus tessmanni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Brycinus tholloni
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brycinus abeli Africa 6.3 TL 1936
Brycinus affinis Redfin robber Africa 14.7 SL 1894
Brycinus bartoni Africa 9.2 SL 1953
Brycinus batesii Africa 24.5 TL 1903
Brycinus bimaculatus Africa 14 TL 1899
Brycinus brevis Africa 25 TL 1903
Brycinus carmesinus Africa 16 SL 1917
Brycinus carolinae Africa 10.4 SL 1981
Brycinus comptus Africa 6.3 TL 1976
Brycinus derhami Africa 8.2 SL 1977
Brycinus epuluensis Africa 11.0 SL 2016
Brycinus ferox Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber Africa 8.1 SL 1982
Brycinus fwaensis Africa 3.9 SL 1995
Brycinus grandisquamis Pinkfin Alestes Africa 26 SL 1899
Brycinus humilis Africa 7 TL 1905
Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Africa 19.8 TL 1852
Brycinus intermedius Africa 8 SL 1903
Brycinus jacksonii Victoria robber Africa 27 SL 1912
Brycinus kingsleyae Africa 16.6 SL 1896
Brycinus lateralis Stripped robber Africa 14 SL 1900
Brycinus leuciscus Africa 12 SL 1867
Brycinus longipinnis Longfin tetra Africa 16.4 TL 1864
Brycinus luteus Africa 8 SL 1966
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Africa 53 SL 1850
Brycinus minutus Dwarf Lake Turkana robber Africa 3.3 SL 1982
Brycinus nigricauda Africa 18.1 TL 1974
Brycinus nurse Nurse tetra Africa 25 TL 1832
Brycinus opisthotaenia Africa 12.8 SL 1903
Brycinus peringueyi Africa 13.3 TL 1923
Brycinus poptae Africa 16 SL 1906
Brycinus rhodopleura Africa 30 SL 1906
Brycinus sadleri Sadler's robber Africa 13.8 TL 1906
Brycinus schoutedeni Africa 22 TL 1912
Brycinus taeniurus Africa 9.8 SL 1867
Brycinus tessmanni Africa 12.8 TL 1911
Brycinus tholloni Africa 8.9 SL 1901



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