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Family: Distichodontidae Distichodus



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Belonophago hutsebouti Africa 9.3 TL 1929
Belonophago tinanti Africa 12 TL 1939
Congocharax olbrechtsi Africa 3.7 TL 1954
Distichodus affinis Silver distichodus Africa 20 TL 1873
Distichodus altus Africa 15 TL 1899
Distichodus antonii Africa 55 TL 1891
Distichodus atroventralis Africa 29 TL 1898
Distichodus brevipinnis Africa 59 SL 1864
Distichodus decemmaculatus Africa 7.5 TL 1926
Distichodus engycephalus Perch Africa 40 SL 1864
Distichodus fasciolatus Sharktail distichodus Africa 60 TL 1898
Distichodus hypostomatus Africa 19.5 SL 1900
Distichodus kolleri Africa 19.5 SL 1926
Distichodus langi Africa 36.4 SL 1917
Distichodus lusosso Longsnout distichodus Africa 38 TL 1891
Distichodus maculatus Spotted citharinid Africa 31 TL 1898
Distichodus mossambicus Nkupe Africa 57 SL 1852
Distichodus nefasch Africa 83 TL 1788
Distichodus noboli Africa 19 TL 1899
Distichodus notospilus Africa 19.5 TL 1867
Distichodus petersii Africa 45 SL 1896
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Africa 76 TL 1864
Distichodus rufigiensis Africa 17 TL 1922
Distichodus schenga Chessa Africa 50 SL 1852
Distichodus sexfasciatus Sixbar distichodus Africa 76 SL 1897
Distichodus teugelsi Africa 5.7 SL 2008
Dundocharax bidentatus Africa 1.9 SL 1967
Eugnathichthys eetveldii Africa 29 TL 1898
Eugnathichthys macroterolepis Africa 14.5 TL 1899
Eugnathichthys virgatus Africa 10.6 SL 2013
Ichthyborus besse Africa 25 TL 1835
Ichthyborus congolensis Africa 19.5 TL 1930
Ichthyborus monodi Africa 20.8 SL 1927
Ichthyborus ornatus Africa 18 TL 1899
Ichthyborus quadrilineatus West Africa 20.8 SL 1904
Mesoborus crocodilus Africa 25 SL 1900
Microstomatichthyoborus bashforddeani Africa 7.5 TL 1917
Microstomatichthyoborus katangae Africa 5.4 TL 1937
Monostichodus elongatus Africa 9.2 SL 1886
Monostichodus lootensi Africa 4.6 SL 1968
Monostichodus mesmaekersi Africa 5.9 TL 1959
Nannaethiops bleheri Africa 2.2 SL 2003
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus Oneline tetra Africa 6.2 TL 1872
Nannocharax altus Africa 5.8 TL 1930
Nannocharax angolensis Africa 3 SL 1967
Nannocharax ansorgii Africa 3.7 SL 1911
Nannocharax brevis Africa 4.5 TL 1902
Nannocharax dageti Africa 4.4 SL 2014
Nannocharax elongatus Africa 8.2 TL 1900
Nannocharax fasciatus Africa 6.6 SL 1867
Nannocharax fasciolaris Africa 3.4 TL 1927
Nannocharax gracilis Africa 4.3 TL 1939
Nannocharax hastatus Africa 3.2 SL 2014
Nannocharax hollyi Africa 3.2 SL 1936
Nannocharax intermedius Africa 5.6 SL 1903
Nannocharax latifasciatus Africa 4.9 SL 1989
Nannocharax lineomaculatus Africa 3.9 SL 1960
Nannocharax lineostriatus Africa 3 SL 1967
Nannocharax luapulae Africa 4.4 TL 1915
Nannocharax machadoi Dwarf citharine Africa 4 SL 1967
Nannocharax macropterus Broad-barred citharine Africa 6 SL 1926
Nannocharax maculicauda Africa 3 SL 1981
Nannocharax micros Africa 2.7 TL 1936
Nannocharax minutus Africa 2.7 SL 1933
Nannocharax monardi Africa 4 TL 1936
Nannocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Africa 6 TL 1923
Nannocharax niloticus Africa 4.7 SL 1835
Nannocharax occidentalis Africa 5.8 SL 1959
Nannocharax ocellicauda Africa 3.5 SL 1907
Nannocharax ogoensis Africa 4.2 TL 1911
Nannocharax parvus Africa 5.3 SL 1906
Nannocharax procatopus Africa 8 TL 1920
Nannocharax pteron Africa 5.8 TL 1936
Nannocharax reidi Africa 6.4 SL 2004
Nannocharax rubensteini Africa 2.6 SL 2013
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus Africa 6.1 SL 1995
Nannocharax schoutedeni Africa 4.5 TL 1939
Nannocharax signifer Africa 5.7 SL 2010
Nannocharax taenia Africa 7 TL 1902
Nannocharax uniocellatus Africa 2.8 SL 1926
Nannocharax usongo Africa 4.4 SL 2009
Nannocharax wittei Africa 4.8 TL 1933
Nannocharax zebra Africa 4.1 SL 2009
Neolebias ansorgii Africa 2.6 SL 1912
Neolebias axelrodi Africa 1.8 SL 1963
Neolebias gossei Africa 2.8 SL 1964
Neolebias gracilis Africa 3.9 SL 1964
Neolebias kerguennae Africa 2.7 SL 1980
Neolebias lozii Banded neolebias Africa 1.8 SL 1993
Neolebias philippei Africa 2.9 SL 1963
Neolebias powelli Africa 1.6 SL 1990
Neolebias spilotaenia Africa 3.3 TL 1912
Neolebias trewavasae Africa 4.1 SL 1963
Neolebias trilineatus Threeline tetra Africa 3.3 SL 1899
Neolebias unifasciatus Africa 4.2 SL 1894
Paradistichodus dimidiatus Africa 7.6 TL 1904
Paraphago rostratus Africa 13 TL 1899
Phago boulengeri Africa 17 TL 1891
Phago intermedius Africa 16 TL 1899
Phago loricatus African pike-characin Africa 16.5 SL 1865
Xenocharax crassus Africa 16.4 SL 1900
Xenocharax spilurus Africa 26 TL 1867



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