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Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins



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Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Curimata acutirostris
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Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Curimata aspera
[]
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Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Curimata cerasina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Curimata cisandina
[]



South America
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Curimata cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimata cyprinoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Curimata incompta
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Curimata inornata Vari, 1989

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Curimata inornata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Curimata knerii
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL
Curimata macrops Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Photo by Feitosa, J.L.
 
Curimata macrops
[]



South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Curimata mivartii Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Photo by Alvarez, F. / CIUA
 
Curimata mivartii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.5 cm SL

 
Curimata ocellata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Curimata roseni
[]



South America
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL
Curimata vittata (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimata vittata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Curimatella alburnus
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Curimatella dorsalis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Curimatella dorsalis
[]



South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm TL
Curimatella immaculata (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimatella immaculata
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Curimatella lepidura (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Bentinho, A.
 
Curimatella lepidura
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Curimatella meyeri
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Curimatopsis cryptica Vari, 1982

Photo by Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Curimatopsis cryptica
[]



South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Curimatopsis evelynae Géry, 1964

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Curimatopsis evelynae
[Spottail curimata]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Curimatopsis macrolepis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Curimatopsis macrolepis
[Shinyscaled curimata]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Curimatopsis microlepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Curimatopsis myersi
[]



South America
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax abramoides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Cyphocharax abramoides
[]
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Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aninha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aspilos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax biocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax boiadeiro
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax derhami
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm TL
Cyphocharax festivus Vari, 1992

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax festivus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gangamon
[]



South America
Max. Length 24.2 cm TL
Cyphocharax gilbert (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Photo by Pauls, E.
 
Cyphocharax gilbert
[]



South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax gillii (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Cyphocharax gillii
[]
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Max. Length 15.8 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax gouldingi
[]



South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax helleri (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax helleri
[]
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Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax laticlavius
[]
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Max. Length 15.8 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax leucostictus
[]



South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Cyphocharax magdalenae (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cyphocharax magdalenae
[]
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Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax mestomyllon
[]
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Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax microcephalus
[]
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Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax modestus
[]
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Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax multilineatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cyphocharax naegelii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cyphocharax naegelii
[]
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax nigripinnis
[]
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Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax notatus
[]
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Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax oenas
[]
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Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pantostictos
[]
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Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pinnilepis
[]
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Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax platanus
[]
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Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax plumbeus
[]
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax punctatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Cyphocharax saladensis (Meinken, 1933)

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyphocharax saladensis
[Rosy curimata]
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Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax sanctigabrielis
[]



South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax santacatarinae (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS
 
Cyphocharax santacatarinae
[]
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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax signatus
[]
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Max. Length 10.4 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax spilotus
[]
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Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spiluropsis
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cyphocharax spilurus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cyphocharax spilurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Cyphocharax stilbolepis
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Cyphocharax vanderi (Britski, 1980)

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Cyphocharax vanderi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus
[]



South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm TL
Cyphocharax voga (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Cyphocharax voga
[]



South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Potamorhina altamazonica (Cope, 1878)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamorhina altamazonica
[]



South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Potamorhina laticeps (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamorhina laticeps
[]



South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Potamorhina latior (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamorhina latior
[]
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Max. Length 21.9 cm SL

 
Potamorhina pristigaster
[]
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Max. Length 23.4 cm SL

 
Potamorhina squamoralevis
[]



South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Psectrogaster amazonica Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Psectrogaster amazonica
[]
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Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster ciliata
[]
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Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster curviventris
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Psectrogaster essequibensis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Psectrogaster essequibensis
[]
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Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster falcata
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Psectrogaster rhomboides Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Photo by Feitosa, J.L.
 
Psectrogaster rhomboides
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Psectrogaster rutiloides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Psectrogaster rutiloides
[]
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Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster saguiru
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata boehlkei
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Pseudocurimata boulengeri (Eigenmann, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Pseudocurimata boulengeri
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Pseudocurimata lineopunctata (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W./FMNH
 
Pseudocurimata lineopunctata
[]
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Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata patiae
[]
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Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata peruana
[]



South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Pseudocurimata troschelii (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Pseudocurimata troschelii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina amazonica
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina argentea (Gill, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Steindachnerina argentea
[Stout sardine]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina atratoensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina bimaculata (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Steindachnerina bimaculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina binotata
[]



South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm TL
Steindachnerina biornata (Braga & Azpelicueta, 1987)

Photo by Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Steindachnerina biornata
[]



South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Steindachnerina brevipinna (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Steindachnerina brevipinna
[]
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Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina conspersa
[]
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Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina corumbae
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina dobula (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Steindachnerina dobula
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Steindachnerina elegans (Steindachner, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Alves, C.B.M.
 
Steindachnerina elegans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina fasciata
[]
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina gracilis
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Steindachnerina guentheri (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Steindachnerina guentheri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina hypostoma
[]



South America
Max. Length 19.3 cm TL
Steindachnerina insculpta (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Steindachnerina insculpta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina leucisca
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Steindachnerina notograptos Lucinda & Vari, 2009

Photo by Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Steindachnerina notograptos
[]



South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Steindachnerina notonota (Miranda Ribeiro, 1937)

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Steindachnerina notonota
[]
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Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina planiventris
[]
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Max. Length 16.8 cm TL

 
Steindachnerina pupula
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina quasimodoi
[]



South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina seriata Netto-Ferreira & Vari, 2011

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Steindachnerina seriata
[]
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Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina varii
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Curimata acutirostris South America 8.2 SL 1995
Curimata aspera South America 21.2 SL 1868
Curimata cerasina South America 16.7 SL 1984
Curimata cisandina South America 12.2 SL 1942
Curimata cyprinoides South America 23 SL 1766
Curimata incompta South America 16.7 SL 1984
Curimata inornata South America 13.6 SL 1989
Curimata knerii South America 17.7 SL 1876
Curimata macrops South America 17.6 SL 1889
Curimata mivartii South America 32 SL 1878
Curimata ocellata South America 22.5 SL 1889
Curimata roseni South America 19.5 SL 1989
Curimata vittata South America 19.6 SL 1858
Curimatella alburnus South America 18.8 SL 1844
Curimatella dorsalis South America 14.9 TL 1889
Curimatella immaculata South America 18.8 TL 1948
Curimatella lepidura South America 11.3 SL 1889
Curimatella meyeri South America 17.2 SL 1882
Curimatopsis cryptica South America 6.5 TL 1982
Curimatopsis evelynae Spottail curimata South America 4 SL 1964
Curimatopsis macrolepis Shinyscaled curimata South America 6 SL 1876
Curimatopsis microlepis South America 8.9 SL 1889
Curimatopsis myersi South America 4.4 SL 1982
Cyphocharax abramoides South America 21.3 SL 1858
Cyphocharax aninha South America 3.9 SL 2014
Cyphocharax aspilos South America 18 SL 1992
Cyphocharax biocellatus South America 6.9 SL 2012
Cyphocharax boiadeiro South America 6.1 SL 2017
Cyphocharax derhami South America 8.9 SL 2006
Cyphocharax festivus South America 16.7 TL 1992
Cyphocharax gangamon South America 4.7 SL 1992
Cyphocharax gilbert South America 24.2 TL 1824
Cyphocharax gillii South America 10 SL 1903
Cyphocharax gouldingi South America 15.8 TL 1992
Cyphocharax helleri South America 10 SL 1910
Cyphocharax laticlavius South America 5.3 SL 1996
Cyphocharax leucostictus South America 15.8 TL 1889
Cyphocharax magdalenae South America 24 SL 1878
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus South America 5.7 SL 1992
Cyphocharax mestomyllon South America 4.2 SL 1992
Cyphocharax microcephalus South America 16.9 SL 1889
Cyphocharax modestus South America 16.2 SL 1948
Cyphocharax multilineatus South America 10.9 SL 1927
Cyphocharax naegelii South America 19 TL 1881
Cyphocharax nigripinnis South America 6.5 SL 1992
Cyphocharax notatus South America 14.7 SL 1908
Cyphocharax oenas South America 4.8 SL 1992
Cyphocharax pantostictos South America 9.8 SL 1990
Cyphocharax pinnilepis South America 10.1 SL 2010
Cyphocharax platanus South America 13.4 SL 1880
Cyphocharax plumbeus South America 17.8 SL 1889
Cyphocharax punctatus South America 4.3 SL 1986
Cyphocharax saladensis Rosy curimata South America 9.8 TL 1933
Cyphocharax sanctigabrielis South America 6.7 SL 2014
Cyphocharax santacatarinae South America 20.1 SL 1948
Cyphocharax signatus South America 3.3 SL 1992
Cyphocharax spilotus South America 10.4 TL 1987
Cyphocharax spiluropsis South America 9 SL 1889
Cyphocharax spilurus South America 10.4 SL 1864
Cyphocharax stilbolepis South America 17 TL 1992
Cyphocharax vanderi South America 6.8 SL 1980
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus South America 6.3 SL 1992
Cyphocharax voga South America 26.3 TL 1870
Potamorhina altamazonica South America 27 SL 1878
Potamorhina laticeps South America 25 SL 1850
Potamorhina latior South America 24 SL 1829
Potamorhina pristigaster South America 21.9 SL 1876
Potamorhina squamoralevis South America 23.4 SL 1983
Psectrogaster amazonica South America 19 SL 1889
Psectrogaster ciliata South America 12.9 SL 1844
Psectrogaster curviventris South America 17.1 SL 1903
Psectrogaster essequibensis South America 16.9 SL 1864
Psectrogaster falcata South America 16.8 SL 1889
Psectrogaster rhomboides South America 17.8 SL 1889
Psectrogaster rutiloides South America 17.8 SL 1858
Psectrogaster saguiru South America 16.4 SL 1941
Pseudocurimata boehlkei South America 10.9 SL 1989
Pseudocurimata boulengeri South America 14.6 SL 1907
Pseudocurimata lineopunctata South America 11.4 SL 1911
Pseudocurimata patiae South America 12.5 SL 1914
Pseudocurimata peruana South America 12.7 SL 1922
Pseudocurimata troschelii South America 15.5 SL 1860
Steindachnerina amazonica South America 9.9 SL 1911
Steindachnerina argentea Stout sardine South America 9.3 SL 1858
Steindachnerina atratoensis South America 8.3 SL 1912
Steindachnerina bimaculata South America 17.3 SL 1876
Steindachnerina binotata South America 13.3 SL 1924
Steindachnerina biornata South America 18.8 TL 1987
Steindachnerina brevipinna South America 20.5 TL 1889
Steindachnerina conspersa South America 12.8 SL 1891
Steindachnerina corumbae South America 11.7 SL 1999
Steindachnerina dobula South America 16.3 SL 1868
Steindachnerina elegans South America 10.6 SL 1875
Steindachnerina fasciata South America 9.6 SL 1985
Steindachnerina gracilis South America 7.3 SL 1989
Steindachnerina guentheri South America 11.1 SL 1889
Steindachnerina hypostoma South America 9.8 SL 1887
Steindachnerina insculpta South America 19.3 TL 1948
Steindachnerina leucisca South America 15.1 SL 1868
Steindachnerina notograptos South America 10.6 SL 2009
Steindachnerina notonota South America 11 TL 1937
Steindachnerina planiventris South America 8.7 SL 1989
Steindachnerina pupula South America 16.8 TL 1991
Steindachnerina quasimodoi South America 12.3 SL 1989
Steindachnerina seriata South America 8.3 SL 2011
Steindachnerina varii South America 9.4 SL 1991



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