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Family: Cynodontidae Dogtooth characins



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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL
Cynodon gibbus (Agassiz, 1829)

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Cynodon gibbus
[]
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South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Cynodon meionactis
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South America
Max. Length 31.2 cm SL

 
Cynodon septenarius
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

South America
Max. Length 89 cm TL
Hydrolycus armatus (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Hydrolycus armatus
[]

Photo by Magalhães, K.

South America
Max. Length 117 cm TL
Hydrolycus scomberoides (Cuvier, 1819)

Photo by Magalhães, K.
 
Hydrolycus scomberoides
[Payara]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Hydrolycus tatauaia Toledo-Piza, Menezes & Santos, 1999

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Hydrolycus tatauaia
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South America
Max. Length 33.5 cm SL

 
Hydrolycus wallacei
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Rhaphiodon vulpinus
[Biara]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cynodon gibbus South America 32.2 SL 1829
Cynodon meionactis South America 30 TL 1999
Cynodon septenarius South America 31.2 SL 2000
Hydrolycus armatus South America 89 TL 1841
Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara South America 117 TL 1819
Hydrolycus tatauaia South America 59 TL 1999
Hydrolycus wallacei South America 33.5 SL 1999
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Biara South America 80 SL 1829



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