Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Iguanodectidae



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



32 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



32 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bryconops affinis Orangefin tetra South America 12 TL 1864
Bryconops alburnoides South America 15 SL 1858
Bryconops caudomaculatus Tailspot tetra South America 12.4 TL 1864
Bryconops colanegra South America 8.8 SL 1999
Bryconops colaroja South America 7.8 SL 1999
Bryconops collettei South America 7.8 SL 2005
Bryconops cyrtogaster South America 12 TL 1926
Bryconops disruptus South America 6.4 SL 1997
Bryconops durbini South America 3.1 SL 1908
Bryconops giacopinii South America 18 TL 1950
Bryconops gracilis South America 1908
Bryconops humeralis South America 8.6 SL 1996
Bryconops imitator South America 7.6 SL 2002
Bryconops inpai South America 10 TL 1968
Bryconops magoi South America 7.0 SL 2005
Bryconops melanurus South America 12 SL 1794
Bryconops munduruku South Amrerica 9.6 2015
Bryconops piracolina South America 7.1 SL 2011
Bryconops tocantinensis South America 6.5 SL 2016
Bryconops transitoria South America 7.0 SL 1915
Bryconops vibex South America 6.8 SL 1996
Iguanodectes adujai South America 6.2 SL 1970
Iguanodectes geisleri South America 5.5 SL 1970
Iguanodectes gracilis South America 4.6 SL 1993
Iguanodectes polylepis South America 8.5 SL 1993
Iguanodectes purusii South America 7.5 SL 1908
Iguanodectes rachovii South America 6.2 SL 1912
Iguanodectes spilurus South America 10.2 SL 1864
Iguanodectes variatus South America 10.3 SL 1993
Piabucus caudomaculatus South America 9.6 SL 1977
Piabucus dentatus South America 12.9 SL 1763
Piabucus melanostoma South America 11.5 SL 1891



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013