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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Procatopodinae
Genus: Fluviphylax

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Fluviphylax obscurus South America 1.7 SL 1996
Fluviphylax palikur South America 1.4 SL 1999
Fluviphylax pygmaeus South America 2 SL 1955
Fluviphylax simplex South America 1.6 SL 1996
Fluviphylax zonatus South America 1.6 SL 1996



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