SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=102) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Characiformes') AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Aphyocharacinae') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Actinopterygii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Aphyocharacinae


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South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax agassizii
[]

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria

South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Aphyocharax alburnus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria
 
Aphyocharax alburnus
[Goldencrown tetra]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Aphyocharax anisitsi Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax anisitsi
[Bloodfin tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm

 
Aphyocharax colifax
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Aphyocharax dentatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax dentatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm
Aphyocharax erythrurus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax erythrurus
[Flametail tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax gracilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aphyocharax nattereri (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aphyocharax nattereri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax pusillus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Aphyocharax rathbuni Eigenmann, 1907

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax rathbuni
[Redflank bloodfin]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax yekwanae
[]

Photo by Gagliardi, F.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Inpaichthys kerri Géry & Junk, 1977

Photo by Gagliardi, F.
 
Inpaichthys kerri
[Royal tetra]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Leptagoniates steindachneri Boulenger, 1887

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Leptagoniates steindachneri
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Paragoniates alburnus Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Paragoniates alburnus
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Phenagoniates macrolepis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Phenagoniates macrolepis
[]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Prionobrama filigera (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Prionobrama filigera
[Glass bloodfin]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Prionobrama paraguayensis (Eigenmann, 1914)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Prionobrama paraguayensis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Rachoviscus crassiceps Myers, 1926

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Rachoviscus crassiceps
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Rachoviscus graciliceps Weitzman & Cruz, 1981

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Rachoviscus graciliceps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Xenagoniates bondi
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aphyocharax agassizii South America 3.3 SL 1882
Aphyocharax alburnus Goldencrown tetra South America 8 1869
Aphyocharax anisitsi Bloodfin tetra South America 5.5 TL 1903
Aphyocharax colifax South America 5.0 1991
Aphyocharax dentatus South America 7.2 SL 1903
Aphyocharax erythrurus Flametail tetra South America 5.8 1912
Aphyocharax gracilis South America 5.4 SL 1940
Aphyocharax nattereri South America 3.1 SL 1882
Aphyocharax pusillus South America 6.3 SL 1868
Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin South America 2.7 SL 1907
Aphyocharax yekwanae South America 5.6 SL 2003
Inpaichthys kerri Royal tetra South America 2.8 SL 1977
Leptagoniates steindachneri South America 7.6 SL 1887
Paragoniates alburnus South America 6 TL 1876
Phenagoniates macrolepis South America 4.5 SL 1913
Prionobrama filigera Glass bloodfin South America 6 TL 1870
Prionobrama paraguayensis South America 5 TL 1914
Rachoviscus crassiceps South America 3.8 SL 1926
Rachoviscus graciliceps South America 4.8 SL 1981
Xenagoniates bondi South America 6 SL 1942



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