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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Schizodon

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Schizodon altoparanae South America 37.4 TL 1990
Schizodon australis South America 33.4 SL 1994
Schizodon borellii South America 40 TL 1900
Schizodon corti South America 40 SL 1944
Schizodon dissimilis South America 1890
Schizodon fasciatus South America 40 TL 1829
Schizodon intermedius South America 28.7 SL 1990
Schizodon isognathus South America 35 SL 1858
Schizodon jacuiensis South America 34.8 TL 1988
Schizodon knerii South America 23.5 SL 1875
Schizodon nasutus South America 40.2 TL 1858
Schizodon platae South America 1890
Schizodon rostratus South America 1931
Schizodon scotorhabdotus South America 27.1 SL 2007
Schizodon succinctus South America 1861
Schizodon vittatus South America 35 SL 1850



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