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Family: Crenuchidae South American darters



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ammocryptocharax elegans South America 3.3 SL 1976
Ammocryptocharax lateralis South America 2.8 SL 1909
Ammocryptocharax minutus South America 2 SL 1993
Ammocryptocharax vintonae South America 9.0 SL 1909
Characidium alipioi South America 6.4 SL 1955
Characidium amaila South America 8.6 SL 2013
Characidium bahiense South America 2.6 SL 1971
Characidium bimaculatum South America 4.1 SL 1941
Characidium boavistae South America 5.3 SL 1915
Characidium boehlkei South America 7.0 SL 1972
Characidium bolivianum South America 5.3 SL 1924
Characidium borellii South America 6.6 SL 1895
Characidium brevirostre South America 3.3 SL 1909
Characidium caucanum South America 1912
Characidium chupa South America 8.0 SL 1944
Characidium crandellii South America 6.4 SL 1915
Characidium declivirostre South America 8.0 SL 1915
Characidium deludens South America 4.8 SL 2015
Characidium etheostoma South America 4.2 SL 1872
Characidium etzeli South America 5.6 SL 2001
Characidium fasciatum Darter characin South America 6.7 SL 1867
Characidium gomesi South America 6.5 SL 1956
Characidium grajahuensis South America 8.8 1944
Characidium hasemani South America 6.8 SL 1915
Characidium heinianum South America 2.1 SL 2001
Characidium heirmostigmata South America 5.4 SL 2008
Characidium helmeri South America 4.0 SL 2015
Characidium interruptum South America 5.3 SL 1909
Characidium japuhybense South America 5.5 SL 1949
Characidium kamakan South America 5.5 SL 2015
Characidium lagosantense South America 4.1 SL 1947
Characidium lanei South America 6.5 SL 1967
Characidium laterale South America 3.5 SL 1895
Characidium lauroi South America 7.1 SL 1949
Characidium litorale South America 4.5 SL 2014
Characidium longum South America 3.1 SL 2006
Characidium macrolepidotum South America 6.1 SL 1868
Characidium marshi Central America 4.4 SL 1925
Characidium mirim South America 2.3 SL 2013
Characidium nana South America 2.5 SL 2015
Characidium nupelia South America 3.2 SL 2008
Characidium occidentale South America 4.8 SL 1997
Characidium oiticicai South America 6.8 SL 1967
Characidium orientale South America 5.7 SL 1997
Characidium papachibe South America 2.7 SL 2013
Characidium pellucidum South America 3.4 SL 1909
Characidium phoxocephalum South America 6.8 TL 1912
Characidium pteroides South America 2.8 SL 1909
Characidium pterostictum South America 8.7 SL 1947
Characidium purpuratum South America 5.3 SL 1882
Characidium rachovii South America 4.3 SL 1913
Characidium roesseli South America 3.1 SL 1965
Characidium samurai Sout America 4.7 SL 2014
Characidium sanctjohanni South America 4.7 SL 1960
Characidium satoi South America 4.4 SL 2015
Characidium schindleri South America 6.7 SL 2001
Characidium schubarti South America 51.3 SL 1955
Characidium serrano South America 5.4 SL 1997
Characidium steindachneri South America 4.1 SL 1878
Characidium stigmosum South America 4.3 SL 2002
Characidium summus South America 4.2 SL 2015
Characidium tenue South America 5.6 SL 1894
Characidium timbuiense South America 5.7 SL 1946
Characidium vestigipinne South America 5.1 SL 2000
Characidium vidali South America 6.4 SL 1967
Characidium xanthopterum South America 4.7 SL 2008
Characidium xavante South America 2.8 SL 2008
Characidium zebra South America 7.4 SL 1909
Crenuchus spilurus Sailfin tetra South America 5.7 TL 1863
Elachocharax geryi South America 1.9 SL 1978
Elachocharax junki South America 2.3 SL 1971
Elachocharax mitopterus South America 1.4 SL 1986
Elachocharax pulcher South America 2.2 SL 1927
Geryichthys sterbai South America 3 SL 1997
Klausewitzia ritae South America 2.5 SL 1965
Leptocharacidium omospilus South America 7.0 SL 1993
Melanocharacidium auroradiatum South America 4.3 SL 1994
Melanocharacidium blennioides South America 5.5 SL 1909
Melanocharacidium compressus South America 3.1 SL 1993
Melanocharacidium depressum South America 3.4 TL 1993
Melanocharacidium dispilomma South America 5 TL 1993
Melanocharacidium melanopteron South America 7.2 SL 1993
Melanocharacidium nigrum South America 6.7 SL 1993
Melanocharacidium pectorale South America 4.4 TL 1993
Melanocharacidium rex South America 9.9 SL 1958
Microcharacidium eleotrioides South America 2.1 SL 1960
Microcharacidium geryi South America 2.4 SL 1997
Microcharacidium gnomus South America 2.2 SL 1993
Microcharacidium weitzmani South America 1.2 SL 1993
Odontocharacidium aphanes Green dwarf tetra South America 1.7 SL 1977
Poecilocharax bovalii South America 4.7 TL 1909
Poecilocharax weitzmani Black morpho tetra South America 4 TL 1965
Skiotocharax meizon South America 3.2 SL 2000



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