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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Apteronotidae Ghost knifefishes

Genus: Sternarchorhynchus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sternarchorhynchus axelrodi Axelrod’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 60 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus britskii Britski’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 26.1 TL 2000
Sternarchorhynchus caboclo Cabocolo tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 22.6 TL 2006
Sternarchorhynchus chaoi Chao’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 16.4 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus cramptoni Crampton’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 33.1 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus curumim Curumim tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 18.1 TL 2006
Sternarchorhynchus curvirostris South America 40.6 TL 1887
Sternarchorhynchus freemani Freeman’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 20.1 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus galibi Galibi tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 20 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus gnomus Gnomus tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 15.2 TL 2006
Sternarchorhynchus goeldii Goeldi’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 30.6 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus hagedornae Hagedorn’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 24.9 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus higuchii Higuchi’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 24.6 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus inpai Inpa tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 22.2 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus jaimei Jamei’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 20 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus kokraimoro Kokraimoro tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 19.7 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus mareikeae Mareike’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 19.2 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus marreroi Marrero’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 27.8 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus mendesi Mendes’ tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 19.2 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus mesensis Mesensis tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 24.9 TL 2000
Sternarchorhynchus montanus Montanus tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 25.8 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus mormyrus Mormyrus tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 54 TL 1868
Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus Oxyrhynchus tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 47 TL 1849
Sternarchorhynchus retzeri Retzer’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 38.2 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus roseni Rosen’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 41.7 TL 1994
Sternarchorhynchus schwassmanni South America 11.6 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus severii Severi’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 16.9 TL 2006
Sternarchorhynchus starksi Stark’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 37.4 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus stewarti Stewart’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 22.9 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus taphorni Taphorn’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 31 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus villasboasi Villasboas’ tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 13.6 TL 2010
Sternarchorhynchus yepezi Yepez’ tube-snouted ghost knifefish South America 28 TL 2010



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