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Family: Hepsetidae African pikes



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Africa
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Hepsetus cuvieri (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hepsetus cuvieri
[Southern African Pike]



Africa
Max. Length 22.0 cm SL
Hepsetus kingsleyae Vreven, Decru & Snoeks, 2013

Photo by Photo by T. Musschoot/RMCA
 
Hepsetus kingsleyae
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Africa
Max. Length 28.3 cm SL
Hepsetus lineatus (Pellegrin, 1926)

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Hepsetus lineatus
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Africa
Max. Length 26.7 cm SL
Hepsetus microlepis (Boulenger, 1901)

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Hepsetus microlepis
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Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Hepsetus occidentalis
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Africa
Max. Length 44.2 cm SL
Hepsetus odoe (Bloch, 1794)

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Hepsetus odoe
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hepsetus cuvieri Southern African Pike Africa 37 SL 1861
Hepsetus kingsleyae Africa 22.0 SL 2013
Hepsetus lineatus Africa 28.3 SL 1926
Hepsetus microlepis Africa 26.7 SL 1901
Hepsetus occidentalis Africa 35 SL 2013
Hepsetus odoe Africa 44.2 SL 1794



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