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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Bathyaethiops

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6 species
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Africa
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Bathyaethiops atercrinis Mamonekene & Stiassny, 2012

Photo by Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Bathyaethiops atercrinis
[Black fin moon tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Bathyaethiops baka
[Dwarf moon tetra]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Bathyaethiops breuseghemi (Poll, 1945)

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Bathyaethiops breuseghemi
[Rectangle spot moon tetra]



Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus (Pellegrin, 1925)

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Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus
[African moon tetra]
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Bathyaethiops flammeus
[Red-back moon tetra]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Bathyaethiops greeni Fowler, 1949

Photo by Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Bathyaethiops greeni
[Green's moon tetra]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathyaethiops atercrinis Black fin moon tetra Africa 4.0 SL 2012
Bathyaethiops baka Dwarf moon tetra Africa 2.4 SL 2016
Bathyaethiops breuseghemi Rectangle spot moon tetra Africa 7 TL 1945
Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus African moon tetra Africa 8 TL 1925
Bathyaethiops flammeus Red-back moon tetra Africa 4.2 SL 2016
Bathyaethiops greeni Green's moon tetra Africa 6 TL 1949



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