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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Rivulidae Rivulines

Genus: Simpsonichthys

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Simpsonichthys alternatus South America 3.9 SL 1994
Simpsonichthys boitonei Lyrefin pearlfish South America 5.5 TL 1959
Simpsonichthys bokermanni South America 6.5 TL 1987
Simpsonichthys cholopteryx South America 2003
Simpsonichthys constanciae Featherfin pearlfish South America 6 TL 1942
Simpsonichthys delucai South America 2.8 SL 2003
Simpsonichthys fasciatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys gibberatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys margaritatus South America 2012
Simpsonichthys marginatus South America 6 TL 1996
Simpsonichthys multiradiatus South America 4.6 SL 1994
Simpsonichthys nielseni South America 2005
Simpsonichthys nigromaculatus South America 2.6 SL 2007
Simpsonichthys ocellatus South America 5 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys parallelus South America 2.3 SL 2000
Simpsonichthys perpendicularis South America 6 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys punctulatus South America 2.9 SL 2007
Simpsonichthys rosaceus South America 5 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys rufus South America 5 SL 2001
Simpsonichthys santanae South America 3 TL 1992
Simpsonichthys similis South America 6 TL 1999
Simpsonichthys stellatus South America 6 TL 1994
Simpsonichthys suzarti South America 2004
Simpsonichthys trilineatus South America 6 TL 1994
Simpsonichthys virgulatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys zonatus South America 5 TL 1990



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