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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Schizodon

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Max. Length 37.4 cm TL

 
Schizodon altoparanae
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Max. Length 33.4 cm SL

 
Schizodon australis
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Schizodon borellii (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Schizodon borellii
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Schizodon corti Schultz, 1944

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Schizodon corti
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Schizodon dissimilis
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Schizodon fasciatus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

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Schizodon fasciatus
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Max. Length 28.7 cm SL

 
Schizodon intermedius
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Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Schizodon isognathus
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Max. Length 34.8 cm TL

 
Schizodon jacuiensis
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Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Schizodon knerii
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South America
Max. Length 40.2 cm TL
Schizodon nasutus Kner, 1858

Photo by Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Schizodon nasutus
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Schizodon platae
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Schizodon rostratus
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Max. Length 27.1 cm SL

 
Schizodon scotorhabdotus
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Schizodon succinctus
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South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Schizodon vittatus (Valenciennes, 1850)

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Schizodon vittatus
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16 species

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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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