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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Atheriniformes
Family: Atherinopsidae Neotropical silversides
Subfamily: Atherinopsinae
Genus: Odontesthes

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21 species
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South America
Max. Length 42.1 cm TL
Odontesthes argentinensis (Valenciennes, 1835)

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Odontesthes argentinensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Odontesthes bicudo
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South America
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Odontesthes bonariensis (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Odontesthes bonariensis
[Argentinian silverside]
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Odontesthes brevianalis
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Odontesthes gracilis
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Odontesthes hatcheri
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South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Odontesthes humensis de Buen, 1953

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Odontesthes humensis
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Odontesthes incisa (Jenyns, 1841)

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Odontesthes incisa
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Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Odontesthes ledae
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South America
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Odontesthes mauleanum (Steindachner, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Odontesthes mauleanum
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South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Odontesthes mirinensis Bemvenuti, 1996

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Odontesthes mirinensis
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Odontesthes nigricans (Richardson, 1848)

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Odontesthes nigricans
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Odontesthes orientalis
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Odontesthes perugiae
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Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

 
Odontesthes piquava
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Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Odontesthes platensis (Berg, 1895)

Photo by Photo by González Castro, M.
 
Odontesthes platensis
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South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm TL
Odontesthes regia (Humboldt, 1821)

Photo by Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Odontesthes regia
[Chilean silverside]
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Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Odontesthes retropinnis
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South America
Max. Length 26.2 cm SL
Odontesthes smitti (Lahille, 1929)

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Odontesthes smitti
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Odontesthes wiebrichi
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Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Odontesthes yucuman
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Odontesthes argentinensis South America 42.1 TL 1835
Odontesthes bicudo South America 22.2 SL 2002
Odontesthes bonariensis Argentinian silverside South America 50 TL 1835
Odontesthes brevianalis South America 1880
Odontesthes gracilis Southeast Pacific 6.5 SL 1898
Odontesthes hatcheri South America 1909
Odontesthes humensis South America 19.8 SL 1953
Odontesthes incisa Southwest Atlantic 10 TL 1841
Odontesthes ledae South America 20.3 SL 2002
Odontesthes mauleanum South America 30.5 TL 1896
Odontesthes mirinensis South America 14.8 SL 1996
Odontesthes nigricans Southwest Atlantic 21.6 SL 1848
Odontesthes orientalis South America 1950
Odontesthes perugiae South America 1906
Odontesthes piquava South America 26.3 SL 2002
Odontesthes platensis Southwest Atlantic 11.9 SL 1895
Odontesthes regia Chilean silverside South America 18.3 TL 1821
Odontesthes retropinnis South America 20.3 SL 1953
Odontesthes smitti South America 26.2 SL 1929
Odontesthes wiebrichi South America 1928
Odontesthes yucuman South America 16.9 SL 2017



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