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Family: Bryconidae



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South America
Max. Length 32.6 cm SL
Brycon alburnus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brycon alburnus
[]



South America
Max. Length 46.2 cm SL
Brycon amazonicus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Brycon amazonicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Brycon argenteus
[]



South America
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Brycon atrocaudatus (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Brycon atrocaudatus
[]



Central America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Brycon behreae Hildebrand, 1938

Photo by Photo by Arnold, D.
 
Brycon behreae
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Brycon bicolor Pellegrin, 1909

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Brycon bicolor
[]



South America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Brycon cephalus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Brycon cephalus
[]



Central America
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Brycon chagrensis (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Guerra, R.
 
Brycon chagrensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Brycon coquenani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Brycon costaricensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Brycon coxeyi
[]



South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Brycon dentex Günther, 1860

Photo by Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Brycon dentex
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Brycon devillei (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Brycon devillei
[]



South America
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Brycon falcatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Brycon falcatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 31 cm SL

 
Brycon ferox
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Brycon fowleri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 47.8 cm SL

 
Brycon gouldingi
[]



Central America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Brycon guatemalensis Regan, 1908

Photo by Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Brycon guatemalensis
[Machaca]



South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Brycon henni Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Photo by IGFA
 
Brycon henni
[]



South America
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Brycon hilarii (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.
 
Brycon hilarii
[]



South America
Max. Length 36.9 cm SL
Brycon insignis Steindachner, 1877

Photo by Photo by Ueberschär, B.
 
Brycon insignis
[Tiete tetra]
No picture found


 
Brycon labiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Brycon medemi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Brycon meeki
[]



South America
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Brycon melanopterus (Cope, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo
 
Brycon melanopterus
[]



South America
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Brycon moorei Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon moorei
[Dorada]



South America
Max. Length 29.0 cm SL
Brycon nattereri Günther, 1864

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Brycon nattereri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Brycon obscurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.1 cm SL

 
Brycon oligolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

 
Brycon opalinus
[]



South America
Max. Length 79.5 cm TL
Brycon orbignyanus (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Brycon orbignyanus
[]



South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Brycon orthotaenia Günther, 1864

Photo by Photo by Freire, K.
 
Brycon orthotaenia
[]



South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Brycon pesu Müller & Troschel, 1845

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Brycon pesu
[Mourning tetra]



Central America
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Brycon petrosus Meek & Hildebrand, 1913

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Brycon petrosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Brycon polylepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Brycon posadae
[]



South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Brycon rubricauda Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon rubricauda
[]



South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Brycon sinuensis Dahl, 1955

Photo by Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Brycon sinuensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Brycon stolzmanni Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Brycon stolzmanni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 36.5 cm SL

 
Brycon striatulus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.6 cm SL

 
Brycon unicolor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 39.5 cm SL

 
Brycon vermelha
[]



South America
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Brycon whitei Myers & Weitzman, 1960

Photo by Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon whitei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Chilobrycon deuterodon
[]



South America
Max. Length 41.3 cm SL
Henochilus wheatlandii Garman, 1890

Photo by Photo by Alves, C.B.M. & F. Vieira
 
Henochilus wheatlandii
[]



South America
Max. Length 46.5 cm SL
Salminus affinis Steindachner, 1880

Photo by Photo by Linares, A.
 
Salminus affinis
[]



South America
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Salminus brasiliensis (Cuvier, 1816)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Salminus brasiliensis
[Dorado]



South America
Max. Length 75.5 cm SL
Salminus franciscanus Lima & Britski, 2007

Photo by Photo by Alves, C.B.M.
 
Salminus franciscanus
[]



South America
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Salminus hilarii Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Salminus hilarii
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brycon alburnus South America 32.6 SL 1860
Brycon amazonicus South America 46.2 SL 1829
Brycon argenteus Central America 23 SL 1913
Brycon atrocaudatus South America 27.3 SL 1863
Brycon behreae Central America 26.5 SL 1938
Brycon bicolor South America 11.9 SL 1909
Brycon cephalus South America 45 TL 1869
Brycon chagrensis Central America 50 SL 1863
Brycon coquenani South America 17.1 SL 1915
Brycon costaricensis Central America 32.5 SL 2013
Brycon coxeyi South America 16.8 SL 1943
Brycon dentex South America 34 SL 1860
Brycon devillei South America 14.3 SL 1855
Brycon falcatus South America 37 TL 1844
Brycon ferox South America 31 SL 1877
Brycon fowleri South America 30 TL 1955
Brycon gouldingi South America 47.8 SL 2004
Brycon guatemalensis Machaca Central America 59 TL 1908
Brycon henni South America 35 SL 1913
Brycon hilarii South America 56 TL 1850
Brycon insignis Tiete tetra South America 36.9 SL 1877
Brycon labiatus South America 1879
Brycon medemi South America 15 SL 1960
Brycon meeki South America 32.2 SL 1918
Brycon melanopterus South America 38 SL 1872
Brycon moorei Dorada South America 53 SL 1878
Brycon nattereri South America 29.0 SL 1864
Brycon obscurus Central America 9.6 SL 1938
Brycon oligolepis South America 24.1 SL 1913
Brycon opalinus South America 26.3 SL 1819
Brycon orbignyanus South America 79.5 TL 1850
Brycon orthotaenia South America 33 SL 1864
Brycon pesu Mourning tetra South America 12 SL 1845
Brycon petrosus Central America 28.5 SL 1913
Brycon polylepis South America 22.4 SL 1988
Brycon posadae South America 14.8 SL 1945
Brycon rubricauda South America 35 SL 1879
Brycon sinuensis South America 18 SL 1955
Brycon stolzmanni South America 20.6 SL 1879
Brycon striatulus Central America 36.5 SL 1863
Brycon unicolor South America 34.6 SL 1988
Brycon vermelha South America 39.5 SL 2000
Brycon whitei South America 38 SL 1960
Chilobrycon deuterodon South America 10.8 SL 1981
Henochilus wheatlandii South America 41.3 SL 1890
Salminus affinis South America 46.5 SL 1880
Salminus brasiliensis Dorado South America 100 SL 1816
Salminus franciscanus South America 75.5 SL 2007
Salminus hilarii South America 50 SL 1850



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