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Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Rhoadsiinae


(See list of species below)



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Carlana eigenmanni Central America 5.4 SL 1912
Nematocharax costai South America 5.0 SL 2013
Nematocharax venustus South America 5.1 SL 1986
Parastremma album South America 9.5 SL 1960
Parastremma pulchrum South America 10 SL 1960
Parastremma sadina South America 18 SL 1912
Rhoadsia altipinna South America 17 SL 1911
Rhoadsia minor South America 10.4 TL 1914



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