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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Moenkhausia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Moenkhausia affinis South America 6 SL 1915
Moenkhausia agnesae South America 6.9 SL 1965
Moenkhausia atahualpiana South America 1907
Moenkhausia aurantia South America 5.0 SL 2011
Moenkhausia australe South America 3.8 SL 1908
Moenkhausia barbouri South America 6.5 TL 1908
Moenkhausia bonita South America 4.4 SL 2004
Moenkhausia britskii South America 5.8 SL 2016
Moenkhausia browni South America 8.2 TL 1909
Moenkhausia celibela South America 4.9 TL 2010
Moenkhausia ceros South America 5 TL 1908
Moenkhausia chlorophthalma South America 6.8 SL 2010
Moenkhausia chrysargyrea South America 12 SL 1864
Moenkhausia collettii South America 5 SL 1882
Moenkhausia comma South America 7.4 SL 1908
Moenkhausia copei South America 6 SL 1882
Moenkhausia cosmops South America 5.4 SL 2007
Moenkhausia costae South America 5.9 SL 1907
Moenkhausia cotinho South America 6.1 SL 1908
Moenkhausia crisnejas South America 4.4 SL 1929
Moenkhausia dasalmas South America 4.3 SL 2011
Moenkhausia diamantina South America 6.6 SL 2007
Moenkhausia dichroura Bandtail tetra South America 10 SL 1858
Moenkhausia diktyota South America 5.2 SL 2001
Moenkhausia doceana South America 7.7 SL 1877
Moenkhausia dorsinuda South America 7.1 SL 2002
Moenkhausia eigenmanni South America 5.3 SL 1964
Moenkhausia eurystaenia South America 3.7 SL 2010
Moenkhausia forestii South America 3.8 SL 2009
Moenkhausia georgiae South America 12.1 SL 1965
Moenkhausia gracilima South America 5.9 SL 1908
Moenkhausia grandisquamis South America 10 SL 1845
Moenkhausia hasemani South America 4.5 SL 1917
Moenkhausia heikoi South America 8.7 TL 2004
Moenkhausia hemigrammoides South America 4 SL 1965
Moenkhausia hysterosticta South America 4.5 SL 2007
Moenkhausia icae South America 4.2 SL 1908
Moenkhausia inrai South America 6.5 SL 1992
Moenkhausia intermedia South America 8 SL 1908
Moenkhausia jamesi South America 6.8 SL 1908
Moenkhausia justae South America 6 SL 1908
Moenkhausia lata South America 8 SL 1908
Moenkhausia latissima South America 9.2 SL 1908
Moenkhausia lepidura South America 10.5 TL 1858
Moenkhausia levidorsa South America 6.4 SL 2002
Moenkhausia lineomaculata South America 6.8 SL 2015
Moenkhausia lopesi South America 3.9 SL 2001
Moenkhausia loweae South America 7.5 TL 1992
Moenkhausia margitae South America 6.4 SL 2001
Moenkhausia megalops South America 5 SL 1907
Moenkhausia melogramma South America 4 SL 1908
Moenkhausia metae South America 7.4 SL 1922
Moenkhausia miangi South America 8.9 SL 1915
Moenkhausia mikia South America 7.8 SL 2010
Moenkhausia moisae South America 10.6 SL 1995
Moenkhausia mutum South America 6.5 SL 2016
Moenkhausia naponis South America 5.4 SL 1958
Moenkhausia newtoni South America 2.7 SL 1964
Moenkhausia nigromarginata South America 5.3 SL 1994
Moenkhausia oligolepis Glass tetra South America 10 SL 1864
Moenkhausia orteguasae South America 7.3 TL 1943
Moenkhausia ovalis South America 8 SL 1868
Moenkhausia pankilopteryx South America 9.7 SL 2006
Moenkhausia parecis South America 7.8 SL 2016
Moenkhausia petymbuaba South America 5.6 SL 2006
Moenkhausia phaeonota South America 5.6 SL 1979
Moenkhausia pirauba South America 9.9 SL 2010
Moenkhausia pittieri Diamond tetra South America 6 SL 1920
Moenkhausia plumbea South America 5.0 SL 2010
Moenkhausia pyrophthalma South America 3.4 SL 1994
Moenkhausia robertsi South America 4.9 SL 1964
Moenkhausia rubra South America 5.4 SL 2014
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae Redeye tetra South America 7 SL 1907
Moenkhausia schultzi South America 1950
Moenkhausia shideleri South America 7.3 SL 1909
Moenkhausia simulata South America 7.2 SL 1924
Moenkhausia surinamensis South America 10.3 SL 1965
Moenkhausia takasei Black-jacket tetra South America 3.3 SL 1964
Moenkhausia tergimacula South America 5.2 SL 1999
Moenkhausia tridentata South America 1929
Moenkhausia uirapuru South America 6.0 SL 2015
Moenkhausia venerei South America 3.9 SL 2016
Moenkhausia xinguensis South America 10.3 TL 1882



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