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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Chalceidae

Genus: Chalceus

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South America
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL
Chalceus epakros Zanata & Toledo-Piza, 2004

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Chalceus epakros
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South America
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL
Chalceus erythrurus (Cope, 1870)

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Chalceus erythrurus
[Tucan fish]



South America
Max. Length 17.4 cm SL
Chalceus guaporensis Zanata & Toledo-Piza, 2004

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Chalceus guaporensis
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South America
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Chalceus macrolepidotus Cuvier, 1818

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Chalceus macrolepidotus
[Pinktail chalceus]
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Chalceus spilogyros
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chalceus epakros South America 17.4 TL 2004
Chalceus erythrurus Tucan fish South America 21.4 SL 1870
Chalceus guaporensis South America 17.4 SL 2004
Chalceus macrolepidotus Pinktail chalceus South America 24.5 SL 1818
Chalceus spilogyros South America 2004



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