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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Characinae
Genus: Roeboides

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South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Roeboides affinis (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Roeboides affinis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Roeboides araguaito
[]



South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Roeboides biserialis (Garman, 1890)

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Roeboides biserialis
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Central America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Roeboides bouchellei Fowler, 1923

Photo by Photo by Molina, A.
 
Roeboides bouchellei
[Crystal tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Roeboides bussingi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Roeboides carti
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Central and South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Roeboides dayi (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Roeboides dayi
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South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Roeboides descalvadensis Fowler, 1932

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Roeboides descalvadensis
[Parana scale-eating characin]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Roeboides dientonito
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Roeboides dispar
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Central America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Roeboides guatemalensis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Roeboides guatemalensis
[Guatemalan headstander]



Central America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Roeboides ilseae Bussing, 1986

Photo by Photo by Molina, A.
 
Roeboides ilseae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Roeboides loftini
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South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Roeboides margareteae Lucena, 2003

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Roeboides margareteae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Roeboides microlepis
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Roeboides myersii Gill, 1870

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Roeboides myersii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Roeboides numerosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Roeboides occidentalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Roeboides oligistos
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South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Roeboides prognathus (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Roeboides prognathus
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South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Roeboides sazimai Lucena, 2007

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Roeboides sazimai
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South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Roeboides xenodon (Reinhardt, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Roeboides xenodon
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Roeboides affinis South America 11 SL 1868
Roeboides araguaito South America 11.1 SL 2003
Roeboides biserialis South America 4.8 SL 1890
Roeboides bouchellei Crystal tetra Central America 8.2 SL 1923
Roeboides bussingi Central America 9.3 SL 2013
Roeboides carti Central America 8.3 SL 2000
Roeboides dayi Central and South America 12.7 SL 1878
Roeboides descalvadensis Parana scale-eating characin South America 8.9 SL 1932
Roeboides dientonito South America 6.8 SL 1944
Roeboides dispar South America 8.1 SL 2001
Roeboides guatemalensis Guatemalan headstander Central America 13 SL 1864
Roeboides ilseae Central America 7.6 SL 1986
Roeboides loftini Central America 7.5 SL 2011
Roeboides margareteae South America 18.5 SL 2003
Roeboides microlepis South America 20 SL 1851
Roeboides myersii South America 18 SL 1870
Roeboides numerosus South America 6.1 SL 2000
Roeboides occidentalis Central and South America 13 SL 1916
Roeboides oligistos South America 7 SL 2000
Roeboides prognathus South America 18.5 SL 1895
Roeboides sazimai South America 8.4 SL 2007
Roeboides xenodon South America 8.2 SL 1851



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