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Family: Erythrinidae Trahiras



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Central and South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Erythrinus erythrinus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Erythrinus erythrinus
[]
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Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Erythrinus kessleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Hoplerythrinus cinereus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Hoplerythrinus gronovii
[]



Central and South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Pereira, R.C.
 
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus
[Aimara]



South America
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Hoplias aimara (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Hoplias aimara
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 44.4 cm SL

 
Hoplias australis
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No picture found

Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Hoplias brasiliensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

 
Hoplias curupira
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No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Hoplias intermedius
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South America
Max. Length 75 cm SL
Hoplias lacerdae Miranda Ribeiro, 1908

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hoplias lacerdae
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South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Hoplias macrophthalmus (Pellegrin, 1907)

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Hoplias macrophthalmus
[Giant trahira]



Central and South America
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Hoplias malabaricus (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Hoplias malabaricus
[Trahira]
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Max. Length 29.3 cm SL

 
Hoplias mbigua
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No picture found

Max. Length 35.6 cm SL

 
Hoplias microcephalus
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Central and South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Hoplias microlepis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Hoplias microlepis
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No picture found

Max. Length 39.4 cm SL

 
Hoplias patana
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Hoplias teres
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Erythrinus erythrinus Central and South America 20 SL 1801
Erythrinus kessleri South America 19 SL 1877
Hoplerythrinus cinereus Central America 20.2 SL 1858
Hoplerythrinus gronovii South America 17.8 SL 1847
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus Aimara Central and South America 25 TL 1829
Hoplias aimara South America 100 SL 1847
Hoplias australis South America 44.4 SL 2009
Hoplias brasiliensis South America 20.3 SL 1829
Hoplias curupira South America 29.9 SL 2009
Hoplias intermedius South America 60 SL 1864
Hoplias lacerdae South America 75 SL 1908
Hoplias macrophthalmus Giant trahira South America 100 TL 1907
Hoplias malabaricus Trahira Central and South America 65 TL 1794
Hoplias mbigua South America 29.3 SL 2015
Hoplias microcephalus South America 35.6 SL 1829
Hoplias microlepis Central and South America 36 SL 1864
Hoplias patana South America 39.4 SL 1847
Hoplias teres South America 15.3 SL 1847



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