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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae

Genus: Myloplus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myloplus arnoldi South America 33 TL 1936
Myloplus asterias South America 25 TL 1844
Myloplus levis South America 20 SL 1907
Myloplus lobatus South America 24.5 SL 1850
Myloplus lucienae South America 33.8 SL 2016
Myloplus planquettei South America 58 SL 2003
Myloplus rhomboidalis South America 40.7 TL 1818
Myloplus rubripinnis Redhook myleus South America 41.5 TL 1844
Myloplus schomburgkii Disk tetra South America 42 SL 1841
Myloplus ternetzi South America 23.1 SL 1929
Myloplus tiete South America 16.3 SL 1900
Myloplus torquatus South America 1858
Myloplus zorroi South America 2016



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