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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins

Genus: Cyphocharax

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South America
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax abramoides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Cyphocharax abramoides
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aninha
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No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aspilos
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax biocellatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax boiadeiro
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax derhami
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South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm TL
Cyphocharax festivus Vari, 1992

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax festivus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gangamon
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South America
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Cyphocharax gilbert (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Pauls, E.
 
Cyphocharax gilbert
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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax gillii (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Cyphocharax gillii
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Max. Length 15.8 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax gouldingi
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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax helleri (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax helleri
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax laticlavius
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No picture found

Max. Length 15.8 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax leucostictus
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South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Cyphocharax magdalenae (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cyphocharax magdalenae
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax mestomyllon
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax microcephalus
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax modestus
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax multilineatus
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South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cyphocharax nagelii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cyphocharax nagelii
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax nigripinnis
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No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax notatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax oenas
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No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pantostictos
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pinnilepis
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax platanus
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No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax plumbeus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax punctatus
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South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Cyphocharax saladensis (Meinken, 1933)

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyphocharax saladensis
[Rosy curimata]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax sanctigabrielis
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South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax santacatarinae (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS
 
Cyphocharax santacatarinae
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax signatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax spilotus
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Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spiluropsis
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South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cyphocharax spilurus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cyphocharax spilurus
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax stilbolepis
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South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Cyphocharax vanderi (Britski, 1980)

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Cyphocharax vanderi
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus
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South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm TL
Cyphocharax voga (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Cyphocharax voga
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cyphocharax abramoides South America 21.3 SL 1858
Cyphocharax aninha South America 3.9 SL 2014
Cyphocharax aspilos South America 18 SL 1992
Cyphocharax biocellatus South America 6.9 SL 2012
Cyphocharax boiadeiro South America 6.1 SL 2017
Cyphocharax derhami South America 8.9 SL 2006
Cyphocharax festivus South America 16.7 TL 1992
Cyphocharax gangamon South America 4.7 SL 1992
Cyphocharax gilbert South America 24.2 TL 1824
Cyphocharax gillii South America 10 SL 1903
Cyphocharax gouldingi South America 15.8 TL 1992
Cyphocharax helleri South America 10 SL 1910
Cyphocharax laticlavius South America 5.3 SL 1996
Cyphocharax leucostictus South America 15.8 TL 1889
Cyphocharax magdalenae South America 24 SL 1878
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus South America 5.7 SL 1992
Cyphocharax mestomyllon South America 4.2 SL 1992
Cyphocharax microcephalus South America 16.9 SL 1889
Cyphocharax modestus South America 16.2 SL 1948
Cyphocharax multilineatus South America 10.9 SL 1927
Cyphocharax nagelii South America 19 TL 1881
Cyphocharax nigripinnis South America 6.5 SL 1992
Cyphocharax notatus South America 14.7 SL 1908
Cyphocharax oenas South America 4.8 SL 1992
Cyphocharax pantostictos South America 9.8 SL 1990
Cyphocharax pinnilepis South America 10.1 SL 2010
Cyphocharax platanus South America 13.4 SL 1880
Cyphocharax plumbeus South America 17.8 SL 1889
Cyphocharax punctatus South America 4.3 SL 1986
Cyphocharax saladensis Rosy curimata South America 9.8 TL 1933
Cyphocharax sanctigabrielis South America 6.7 SL 2014
Cyphocharax santacatarinae South America 20.1 SL 1948
Cyphocharax signatus South America 3.3 SL 1992
Cyphocharax spilotus South America 10.4 TL 1987
Cyphocharax spiluropsis South America 9 SL 1889
Cyphocharax spilurus South America 10.4 SL 1864
Cyphocharax stilbolepis South America 17 TL 1992
Cyphocharax vanderi South America 6.8 SL 1980
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus South America 6.3 SL 1992
Cyphocharax voga South America 26.3 TL 1870



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