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Family: Chilodontidae Headstanders



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South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Caenotropus labyrinthicus (Kner, 1858)

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Caenotropus labyrinthicus
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Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Caenotropus maculosus
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Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Caenotropus mestomorgmatos
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South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Caenotropus schizodon Scharcansky & Lucena, 2007

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Caenotropus schizodon
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Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chilodus fritillus
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South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Chilodus gracilis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

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Chilodus gracilis
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

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Chilodus punctatus
[Spotted headstander]



South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Chilodus zunevei Puyo, 1946

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Chilodus zunevei
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caenotropus labyrinthicus South America 18.6 TL 1858
Caenotropus maculosus South America 10.8 SL 1912
Caenotropus mestomorgmatos South America 16.3 SL 1995
Caenotropus schizodon South America 9.1 SL 2007
Chilodus fritillus South America 7.3 SL 1997
Chilodus gracilis South America 6.4 SL 1988
Chilodus punctatus Spotted headstander South America 18 TL 1844
Chilodus zunevei South America 7.7 SL 1946



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