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Family: Rhamphichthyidae Sand knifefishes



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South America

 
Gymnorhamphichthys bogardusi
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Gymnorhamphichthys britskii
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South America
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Gymnorhamphichthys hypostomus
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South America

 
Gymnorhamphichthys petiti
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Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Gymnorhamphichthys rondoni (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)

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Gymnorhamphichthys rondoni
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South America

 
Gymnorhamphichthys rosamariae
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South America
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Iracema caiana
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South America

 
Rhamphichthys apurensis
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South America
Max. Length 67.3 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys atlanticus
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South America
Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys drepanium
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Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 26.7 cm TL
Rhamphichthys hahni (Meinken, 1937)

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Rhamphichthys hahni
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys heleios
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South America
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Rhamphichthys lineatus
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South America
Max. Length 80 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys longior
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South America
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Rhamphichthys marmoratus
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South America

 
Rhamphichthys pantherinus
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Photo by Mensch, R.

South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Rhamphichthys rostratus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Mensch, R.
 
Rhamphichthys rostratus
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17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gymnorhamphichthys bogardusi South America 2005
Gymnorhamphichthys britskii South America 18 SL 2011
Gymnorhamphichthys hypostomus South America 21.5 TL 1912
Gymnorhamphichthys petiti South America 1964
Gymnorhamphichthys rondoni South America 15 TL 1920
Gymnorhamphichthys rosamariae South America 1989
Iracema caiana South America 36 TL 1996
Rhamphichthys apurensis South America 1968
Rhamphichthys atlanticus South America 67.3 SL 1999
Rhamphichthys drepanium South America 45 SL 1999
Rhamphichthys hahni South America 26.7 TL 1937
Rhamphichthys heleios South America 40 SL 2015
Rhamphichthys lineatus South America 54 TL 1855
Rhamphichthys longior South America 80 SL 1999
Rhamphichthys marmoratus South America 65 TL 1855
Rhamphichthys pantherinus South America 1855
Rhamphichthys rostratus South America 100 TL 1766



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