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Family: Prochilodontidae Flannel-mouth characiforms



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South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Ichthyoelephas humeralis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ichthyoelephas humeralis
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South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Ichthyoelephas longirostris (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Alvarez, F.
 
Ichthyoelephas longirostris
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South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Prochilodus argenteus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Prochilodus argenteus
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South America
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Prochilodus brevis Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus brevis
[Brazilian bocachico]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Prochilodus britskii
[]



South America
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Prochilodus costatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Alves, C.B.M.
 
Prochilodus costatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.3 cm SL

 
Prochilodus harttii
[]



South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Prochilodus lacustris Steindachner, 1907

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus lacustris
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South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.
 
Prochilodus lineatus
[Streaked prochilod]



South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Prochilodus magdalenae Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Prochilodus magdalenae
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South America
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Prochilodus mariae Eigenmann, 1922

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Prochilodus mariae
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South America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Prochilodus nigricans Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Prochilodus nigricans
[Black prochilodus]



South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Prochilodus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Prochilodus reticulatus
[Netted prochilod]



South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus Jardine, 1841

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 46.5 cm SL
Prochilodus vimboides Kner, 1859

Photo by Photo by Guilherme Souza, Projeto Piabanha
 
Prochilodus vimboides
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South America
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Semaprochilodus brama (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Photo by Andrade, M.C.
 
Semaprochilodus brama
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South America
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL
Semaprochilodus insignis (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Semaprochilodus insignis
[Kissing prochilodus]



South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Semaprochilodus kneri (Pellegrin, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Semaprochilodus kneri
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South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Semaprochilodus laticeps (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Semaprochilodus laticeps
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South America
Max. Length 27.2 cm SL
Semaprochilodus taeniurus (Valenciennes, 1821)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Semaprochilodus taeniurus
[Silver prochilodus]



South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Semaprochilodus varii Castro, 1988

Photo by Photo by Schönherr, K.
 
Semaprochilodus varii
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21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ichthyoelephas humeralis South America 24 SL 1860
Ichthyoelephas longirostris South America 80 TL 1879
Prochilodus argenteus South America 44 SL 1829
Prochilodus brevis Brazilian bocachico South America 32.8 TL 1875
Prochilodus britskii South America 23.8 SL 1993
Prochilodus costatus South America 42 SL 1850
Prochilodus harttii South America 41.3 SL 1875
Prochilodus lacustris South America 32 SL 1907
Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod South America 80 TL 1837
Prochilodus magdalenae South America 36 SL 1879
Prochilodus mariae South America 37 SL 1922
Prochilodus nigricans Black prochilodus South America 45 TL 1829
Prochilodus reticulatus Netted prochilod South America 28 SL 1850
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus South America 32 SL 1841
Prochilodus vimboides South America 46.5 SL 1859
Semaprochilodus brama South America 54 TL 1850
Semaprochilodus insignis Kissing prochilodus South America 27.5 SL 1841
Semaprochilodus kneri South America 28 SL 1909
Semaprochilodus laticeps South America 44 SL 1879
Semaprochilodus taeniurus Silver prochilodus South America 27.2 SL 1821
Semaprochilodus varii South America 28 SL 1988



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