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Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Stevardiinae


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318 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Acrobrycon ipanquianus (Cope, 1877)

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Acrobrycon ipanquianus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon ortii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon starnesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Argopleura chocoensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Argopleura conventus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Argopleura diquensis
[]

Photo by Roa Fuentes, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Argopleura magdalenensis (Eigenmann, 1913)

Photo by Roa Fuentes, C.A.
 
Argopleura magdalenensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Attonitus bounites
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Attonitus ephimeros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Attonitus irisae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Aulixidens eugeniae
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Boehlkea fredcochui Géry, 1966

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Boehlkea fredcochui
[Cochu's blue tetra]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Bryconacidnus ellisi (Pearson, 1924)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconacidnus ellisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus hemigrammus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus paipayensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Bryconadenos tanaothoros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Bryconadenos weitzmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus agna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus alfredae
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Bryconamericus alpha Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Bryconamericus alpha
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus andresoi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus andresoi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus arilepis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus arilepis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

Central America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus bayano (Fink, 1976)

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus bayano
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bolivianus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Bryconamericus brevirostris (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Bryconamericus brevirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bucayensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus caldasi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus carlosi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus carlosi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus caucanus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Bryconamericus charalae Román-Valencia, 2005

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus charalae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus cinarucoense Román-Valencia, Taphorn & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cinarucoense
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Bryconamericus cismontanus Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Bryconamericus cismontanus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus cristiani Román-Valencia, 1999

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cristiani
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Bryconamericus dahli Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus dahli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus deuterodonoides
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Bryconamericus diaphanus (Cope, 1878)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconamericus diaphanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecuadorensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus emperador (Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Bryconamericus emperador
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus exodon
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bryconamericus foncensis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2009

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus foncensis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bryconamericus galvisi Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus galvisi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

Central America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus gonzalezi Román-Valencia, 2002

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus gonzalezi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus grosvenori
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus guaytarae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Bryconamericus guizae Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus guizae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm

 
Bryconamericus guyanensis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Bryconamericus huilae Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus huilae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus hyphesson
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus icelus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus ichoensis Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus ichoensis
[]

Photo by Loureiro, M.

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL
Bryconamericus iheringii (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Bryconamericus iheringii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ikaa
[]

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Bryconamericus lambari Malabarba & Kindel, 1995

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Bryconamericus lambari
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Bryconamericus lassorum Román-Valencia, 2002

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus lassorum
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus loisae Géry, 1964

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus loisae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus macarenae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus macrophthalmus Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus megalepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus mennii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus microcephalus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus miraensis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL
Bryconamericus motatanensis Schultz, 1944

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus motatanensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus multiradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus novae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus orinocoense Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus orinocoense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ornaticeps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus oroensis
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus osgoodi Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Bryconamericus osgoodi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus pachacuti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus patriciae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus pectinatus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Bryconamericus peruanus (Müller & Troschel, 1845)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Bryconamericus peruanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus phoenicopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus pinnavittatus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus plutarcoi Román-Valencia, 2001

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus plutarcoi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Bryconamericus pyahu
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Bryconamericus rubropictus
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central and South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Bryconamericus scleroparius (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Bryconamericus scleroparius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus simus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus singularis Román-Valencia, Taphorn & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus singularis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL
Bryconamericus stramineus Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Bryconamericus stramineus
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Bryconamericus subtilisform Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus subtilisform
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus sylvicola
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus tenuis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus ternetzi
[]

Photo by Molina, A.

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Bryconamericus terrabensis Meek, 1914

Photo by Molina, A.
 
Bryconamericus terrabensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus thomasi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus tolimae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus turiuba
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus uporas
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Bryconamericus yokiae Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus yokiae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Bryconamericus ytu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus zamorensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus zeteki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Caiapobrycon tucurui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL

 
Ceratobranchia binghami
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Ceratobranchia delotaenia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Ceratobranchia elatior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Ceratobranchia joanae
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Ceratobranchia obtusirostris Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Ceratobranchia obtusirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm

 
Chrysobrycon eliasi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Chrysobrycon hesperus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Chrysobrycon myersi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Chrysobrycon yoliae
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Corynopoma riisei Gill, 1858

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Corynopoma riisei
[Swordtail characin]
No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus affinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Creagrutus amoenus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus anary
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus atratus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus atrisignum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus barrigai
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Creagrutus beni Eigenmann, 1911

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Creagrutus beni
[Goldstripe characin]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus bolivari
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus brevipinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus britskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus calai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus caucanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Creagrutus changae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm TL

 
Creagrutus cochui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Creagrutus cracentis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus crenatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus ephippiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus figueiredoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Creagrutus flavescens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus gephyrus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Creagrutus gracilis
[]

Photo by Torres-Mejia, M.

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Creagrutus guanes Torres-Mejia & Vari, 2005

Photo by Torres-Mejia, M.
 
Creagrutus guanes
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus gyrospilus
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Creagrutus hildebrandi Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Creagrutus hildebrandi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus holmi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus hysginus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus ignotus
[]

Photo by Nugra Salazar, F.

South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Creagrutus kunturus Vari, Harold & Ortega, 1995

Photo by Nugra Salazar, F.
 
Creagrutus kunturus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus lassoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Creagrutus lepidus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Creagrutus machadoi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Creagrutus maculosus Román-Valencia, García-Alzate, Ruiz-C. & Taphorn, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Creagrutus maculosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus magdalenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus magoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus manu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus maracaiboensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus maxillaris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus melanzonus
[]

Photo by Agudelo, H. & Taphorn, D.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Creagrutus melasma Vari, Harold & Taphorn, 1994

Photo by Agudelo, H. & Taphorn, D.
 
Creagrutus melasma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus menezesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus meridionalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus molinus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus mucipu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus muelleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus nigrostigmatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus nigrotaeniatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus occidaneus
[]

Photo by Eakins, R.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Creagrutus ortegai Vari & Harold, 2001

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Creagrutus ortegai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Creagrutus ouranonastes
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus paraguayensis
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Creagrutus paralacus Harold & Vari, 1994

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Creagrutus paralacus
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Creagrutus pearsoni Mahnert & Géry, 1988

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Creagrutus pearsoni
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Creagrutus peruanus (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Creagrutus peruanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Creagrutus petilus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Creagrutus phasma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Creagrutus pila
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Creagrutus planquettei Géry & Renno, 1989

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Creagrutus planquettei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus provenzanoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Creagrutus runa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus saxatilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus seductus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Creagrutus taphorni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus tuyuka
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm TL

 
Creagrutus ungulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Creagrutus varii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Creagrutus veruina
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus vexillapinnus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Creagrutus xiphos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Creagrutus yanatili
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Creagrutus zephyrus
[]

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.

South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Cyanocharax alburnus (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyanocharax alburnus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cyanocharax alegretensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cyanocharax dicropotamicus
[]

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Cyanocharax itaimbe Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyanocharax itaimbe
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Cyanocharax lepiclastus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Cyanocharax obi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Cyanocharax tipiaia
[]

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Cyanocharax uruguayensis (Messner, 1962)

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Cyanocharax uruguayensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Diapoma pyrrhopteryx
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Diapoma speculiferum
[]

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.

South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Diapoma terofali (Géry, 1964)

Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Diapoma terofali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Diapoma thauma
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Gephyrocharax atracaudatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1912)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Gephyrocharax atracaudatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax caucanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax chaparae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax chocoensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax intermedius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax major
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax martae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax melanocheir
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax sinuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax torresi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax valencia
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Gephyrocharax venezuelae Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Gephyrocharax venezuelae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Gephyrocharax whaleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Glandulocauda caerulea
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Glandulocauda melanopleura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon antioquiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon beni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon boquiae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL
Hemibrycon brevispini Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2009

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon brevispini
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Hemibrycon cairoense Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2009

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon cairoense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon cardalensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon carrilloi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon colombianus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon dariensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon decurrens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon dentatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon divisorensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon fasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon helleri
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL
Hemibrycon huambonicus (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Hemibrycon huambonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon inambari
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Hemibrycon jabonero Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Hemibrycon jabonero
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon jelskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon metae
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Hemibrycon microformaa Román-Valencia & Ruiz-C., 2007

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon microformaa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon mikrostiktos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon orcesi
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Hemibrycon paez Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon paez
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon palomae
[]

Photo by Nugra Salazar, F.

South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL
Hemibrycon polyodon (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Nugra Salazar, F.
 
Hemibrycon polyodon
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Hemibrycon quindos Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon quindos
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL
Hemibrycon rafaelense Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2008

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon rafaelense
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Hemibrycon raqueliae Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon raqueliae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon sanjuanensis
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America

Hemibrycon santamartae Román-Valencia, Ruiz-C., García-Alzate & Taphorn, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon santamartae
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Hemibrycon surinamensis Géry, 1962

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Hemibrycon surinamensis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon taeniurus
[Mountain stream sardine]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon tridens
[Jumping tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Hemibrycon velox
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Hemibrycon virolinica Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon virolinica
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Hemibrycon yacopiae Román-Valencia & Arcila-Mesa, 2010

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Hemibrycon yacopiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Hypobrycon leptorhynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Hypobrycon maromba
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Hypobrycon poi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Hysteronotus megalostomus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Iotabrycon praecox Roberts, 1973

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Iotabrycon praecox
[]

Photo by Zarske, A.

South America

Knodus borki Zarske, 2008

Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Knodus borki
[]

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Knodus breviceps (Eigenmann, 1908)

Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Knodus breviceps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Knodus caquetae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Knodus chapadae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Knodus delta
[]
318 Species of Family Characidae
(Characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1877 Acrobrycon ipanquianus South America 12 SL
2014 Acrobrycon ortii South America 6.1 SL
2014 Acrobrycon starnesi South America 7.3 SL
1913 Argopleura chocoensis South America 5.3 SL
1913 Argopleura conventus South America 3.6 SL
1913 Argopleura diquensis South America 4.7 SL
1913 Argopleura magdalenensis South America 5.3 SL
2000 Attonitus bounites South America 5.7 SL
2000 Attonitus ephimeros South America 5.0 SL
2000 Attonitus irisae South America 4.6 SL
1952 Aulixidens eugeniae South America 4.3 SL
1966 Boehlkea fredcochui Cochu's blue tetra South America 5.4 TL
1924 Bryconacidnus ellisi South America 3.8 SL
1924 Bryconacidnus hemigrammus South America 4 SL
1929 Bryconacidnus paipayensis South America 5 SL
2005 Bryconadenos tanaothoros South America
2009 Bryconadenos weitzmani South America 4.1 SL
2001 Bryconamericus agna South America 6.5 SL
1927 Bryconamericus alfredae South America 6.6 TL
1914 Bryconamericus alpha South America 7.6 TL
2003 Bryconamericus andresoi South America 7.1 SL
2008 Bryconamericus arilepis South America 7.1 SL
1976 Bryconamericus bayano Central America 5.7 SL
1924 Bryconamericus bolivianus South America 6.8 SL
1860 Bryconamericus brevirostris South America 9.5 TL
2013 Bryconamericus bucayensis South America 8.7 SL
2014 Bryconamericus caldasi South America 7.3 SL
2003 Bryconamericus carlosi South America 5.7 SL
1913 Bryconamericus caucanus South America 8.8 TL
2005 Bryconamericus charalae South America
2008 Bryconamericus cinarucoense South America 3.7 SL
1914 Bryconamericus cismontanus South America 6 SL
1999 Bryconamericus cristiani South America 6.9 SL
2000 Bryconamericus dahli South America 8.0 SL
1914 Bryconamericus deuterodonoides South America 5 TL
1878 Bryconamericus diaphanus South America 13 TL
2004 Bryconamericus ecai South America 7.5 SL
2015 Bryconamericus ecuadorensis South America 8.3 SL
1906 Bryconamericus eigenmanni South America 6.1 SL
1907 Bryconamericus emperador Central and South America 10.4 SL
1907 Bryconamericus exodon South America 5.7 SL
2009 Bryconamericus foncensis South America 8.3 SL
2000 Bryconamericus galvisi South America 7.6 SL
2002 Bryconamericus gonzalezi Central America 7.4 SL
1927 Bryconamericus grosvenori South America 7 TL
1914 Bryconamericus guaytarae South America 8.3 TL
2003 Bryconamericus guizae South America
2010 Bryconamericus guyanensis South America 4.3
2003 Bryconamericus huilae South America 8.6 SL
1909 Bryconamericus hyphesson South America 3.7 TL
1964 Bryconamericus icelus South America 8 SL
2000 Bryconamericus ichoensis South America 3.4 SL
1887 Bryconamericus iheringii South America 11.4 TL
2004 Bryconamericus ikaa South America 6.8 SL
1995 Bryconamericus lambari South America 5.6 SL
2002 Bryconamericus lassorum South America
1964 Bryconamericus loisae South America 7.4 SL
2010 Bryconamericus macarenae South America 4.7 SL
2003 Bryconamericus macrophthalmus South America 4.7 SL
1941 Bryconamericus megalepis South America 4.5 SL
2002 Bryconamericus mennii South America 5.5 SL
1908 Bryconamericus microcephalus South America 7.7 SL
1945 Bryconamericus miraensis South America 9.3 TL
1944 Bryconamericus motatanensis South America 4.7 TL
1960 Bryconamericus multiradiatus South America 2.7 TL
1914 Bryconamericus novae South America 5.7 TL
2003 Bryconamericus orinocoense South America 2.9 SL
1995 Bryconamericus ornaticeps South America 6.5 SL
2013 Bryconamericus oroensis South America 9.7 SL
1942 Bryconamericus osgoodi South America 6.1 SL
1927 Bryconamericus pachacuti South America 7.5 TL
2004 Bryconamericus patriciae South America 6.2 SL
1990 Bryconamericus pectinatus South America 8 TL
1845 Bryconamericus peruanus South America 9.2 SL
1872 Bryconamericus phoenicopterus South America 6 TL
2015 Bryconamericus pinnavittatus South America 2.7 SL
2001 Bryconamericus plutarcoi South America 6.9 SL
2003 Bryconamericus pyahu South America
1901 Bryconamericus rubropictus South America
1908 Bryconamericus scleroparius Central and South America 11 TL
1898 Bryconamericus simus South America 8.7 TL
2008 Bryconamericus singularis South America 3.9 SL
1908 Bryconamericus stramineus South America 11.4 TL
2003 Bryconamericus subtilisform South America
1998 Bryconamericus sylvicola South America 6.5 SL
1992 Bryconamericus tenuis South America 3.8 SL
1928 Bryconamericus ternetzi South America 5.9 TL
1914 Bryconamericus terrabensis Central America 9 TL
1940 Bryconamericus thomasi South America 7 SL
1913 Bryconamericus tolimae South America 11.8 SL
2005 Bryconamericus turiuba South America 6.1 SL
2002 Bryconamericus uporas South America 5.3 SL
2003 Bryconamericus yokiae South America 6.8 SL
2004 Bryconamericus ytu South America
2013 Bryconamericus zamorensis South America 7.3 SL
1938 Bryconamericus zeteki Central America 8.8 TL
2000 Caiapobrycon tucurui South America 4.5 SL
1927 Ceratobranchia binghami South America 6.2 TL
1990 Ceratobranchia delotaenia South America 3.8 SL
1942 Ceratobranchia elatior South America 5.2 SL
1990 Ceratobranchia joanae South America 3.4 SL
1914 Ceratobranchia obtusirostris South America 5.5 SL
2011 Chrysobrycon eliasi South America 4.3
1958 Chrysobrycon hesperus South America 8.2 SL
1970 Chrysobrycon myersi South America 6.4 SL
2014 Chrysobrycon yoliae South America 5.2 SL
1858 Corynopoma riisei Swordtail characin South America 4.8 SL
1880 Creagrutus affinis Central and South America 7.8 SL
1943 Creagrutus amoenus South America 10.2 TL
1913 Creagrutus anary South America 4.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus atratus South America 7.0 SL
1927 Creagrutus atrisignum South America 5.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus barrigai South America 5.3 SL
1911 Creagrutus beni Goldstripe characin South America 7.3 SL
1944 Creagrutus bolivari South America 5.2 SL
1913 Creagrutus brevipinnis South America 4.8 SL
2001 Creagrutus britskii South America 5.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus calai South America 6.6 SL
1913 Creagrutus caucanus South America 8.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus changae South America 6.7 SL
1964 Creagrutus cochui South America 11.3 TL
2001 Creagrutus cracentis South America 6 TL
2001 Creagrutus crenatus South America 7.0 SL
2001 Creagrutus ephippiatus South America 5.8 SL
2001 Creagrutus figueiredoi South America 6.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus flavescens South America 9.4 SL
1975 Creagrutus gephyrus South America 6.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus gracilis South America 7.7 SL
2005 Creagrutus guanes South America 7.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus gyrospilus South America 6.2 SL
1944 Creagrutus hildebrandi South America 6.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus holmi South America 9.2 SL
1994 Creagrutus hysginus South America 5.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus ignotus South America 6.2 SL
1995 Creagrutus kunturus South America 9.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus lassoi South America 7.5 SL
1993 Creagrutus lepidus South America 4.7 SL
2001 Creagrutus machadoi South America 4.4 SL
2010 Creagrutus maculosus South America
1913 Creagrutus magdalenae South America 5.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus magoi South America 6.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus manu South America 4.0 SL
1944 Creagrutus maracaiboensis South America 2.2 SL
1927 Creagrutus maxillaris South America 7.2 SL
1909 Creagrutus melanzonus South America 3.6 SL
1994 Creagrutus melasma South America 4 SL
2001 Creagrutus menezesi South America 7.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus meridionalis South America 6.2 SL
2001 Creagrutus molinus South America 5.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus mucipu South America 5.6 SL
1859 Creagrutus muelleri South America 10.8 SL
1960 Creagrutus nigrostigmatus South America 2.3 SL
2014 Creagrutus nigrotaeniatus South America 4.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus occidaneus South America 6.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus ortegai South America 7.1 SL
2001 Creagrutus ouranonastes South America 10 SL
1988 Creagrutus paraguayensis South America 5.8 SL
1994 Creagrutus paralacus South America 6.7 SL
1988 Creagrutus pearsoni South America 3.4 SL
1876 Creagrutus peruanus South America 8.7 SL
2001 Creagrutus petilus South America 4.9 SL
1927 Creagrutus phasma South America 6.6 SL
2001 Creagrutus pila South America 7.1 SL
1989 Creagrutus planquettei South America 6.7 SL
2001 Creagrutus provenzanoi South America 5.8 SL
2001 Creagrutus runa South America 6.3 SL
2001 Creagrutus saxatilis South America 8.2 SL
2001 Creagrutus seductus South America 7.0 SL
2001 Creagrutus taphorni South America 7.4 SL
2003 Creagrutus tuyuka South America 6.8 SL
2001 Creagrutus ungulus South America 10.9 TL
2004 Creagrutus varii South America 4.2 SL
2001 Creagrutus veruina South America 4.5 SL
2001 Creagrutus vexillapinnus South America 5.0 SL
2001 Creagrutus xiphos South America 2.8 SL
2010 Creagrutus yanatili South America 10 TL
2001 Creagrutus zephyrus South America 4.0 SL
1870 Cyanocharax alburnus South America 7.4 TL
2003 Cyanocharax alegretensis South America 4.2 SL
2003 Cyanocharax dicropotamicus South America 4.3 SL
2003 Cyanocharax itaimbe South America 4.5 SL
2003 Cyanocharax lepiclastus South America
2012 Cyanocharax obi South America 5.9 SL
2003 Cyanocharax tipiaia South America 3.5 SL
1962 Cyanocharax uruguayensis South America 5.1 SL
2011 Diapoma pyrrhopteryx South America 5.6 SL
1894 Diapoma speculiferum South America 4.6 SL
1964 Diapoma terofali South America 4.8 SL
2011 Diapoma thauma South America 4.5 SL
1912 Gephyrocharax atracaudatus Central America 4.7 SL
1912 Gephyrocharax caucanus South America 5.0 SL
1940 Gephyrocharax chaparae South America 4.8 SL
1912 Gephyrocharax chocoensis South America 5.2 SL
1916 Gephyrocharax intermedius Central America 4.4 SL
1929 Gephyrocharax major South America 5.6 SL
1943 Gephyrocharax martae South America 3.7 SL
1912 Gephyrocharax melanocheir South America 4.2 SL
1964 Gephyrocharax sinuensis South America 4.5 SL
2013 Gephyrocharax torresi South America 4.2 SL
1920 Gephyrocharax valencia South America 4.1 SL
1944 Gephyrocharax venezuelae South America 4.1 SL
1938 Gephyrocharax whaleri Central America 4.9 SL
2009 Glandulocauda caerulea South America 4.4 SL
1911 Glandulocauda melanopleura South America 5.5 SL
2013 Hemibrycon antioquiae South America 8.3 SL
1924 Hemibrycon beni South America 8.1 SL
1913 Hemibrycon boquiae South America 4.8 SL
2009 Hemibrycon brevispini South America 9.0 SL
2009 Hemibrycon cairoense South America 8.5 SL
2013 Hemibrycon cardalensis South America 8.7 SL
1960 Hemibrycon carrilloi South America 6.7 SL
1914 Hemibrycon colombianus South America 10.6 SL
1916 Hemibrycon dariensis Central America 6.5 SL
1913 Hemibrycon decurrens South America 5.7 SL
1913 Hemibrycon dentatus South America 11.8 SL
2007 Hemibrycon divisorensis South America 8.2 SL
2013 Hemibrycon fasciatus South America 8.3 SL
1927 Hemibrycon helleri South America 10 SL
1882 Hemibrycon huambonicus South America 11.9 SL
2010 Hemibrycon inambari South America 8.7 SL
1944 Hemibrycon jabonero South America 11.5 SL
1876 Hemibrycon jelskii South America 10.2 SL
1930 Hemibrycon metae South America 9.3 SL
2007 Hemibrycon microformaa South America 3.1 SL
2010 Hemibrycon mikrostiktos South America 4.4 SL
1958 Hemibrycon orcesi South America 5 SL
2010 Hemibrycon paez South America 9.4 SL
2010 Hemibrycon palomae South America 8.9 SL
1864 Hemibrycon polyodon South America 16.8 SL
2010 Hemibrycon quindos South America 5.2 SL
2008 Hemibrycon rafaelense South America 9.0 SL
2010 Hemibrycon raqueliae South America 9.9 SL
2014 Hemibrycon sanjuanensis South America 8.5 SL
2010 Hemibrycon santamartae South America
1962 Hemibrycon surinamensis South America 9.1 SL
1858 Hemibrycon taeniurus Mountain stream sardine Central America 8.2 SL
1922 Hemibrycon tridens Jumping tetra South America 6.5 SL
1964 Hemibrycon velox South America 11 SL
2010 Hemibrycon virolinica South America 9.8 SL
2010 Hemibrycon yacopiae South America 8.9 SL
1996 Hypobrycon leptorhynchus South America 4.8 SL
1994 Hypobrycon maromba South America 4.8 SL
2001 Hypobrycon poi South America
1911 Hysteronotus megalostomus South America 4.2 SL
1973 Iotabrycon praecox South America 2.2 SL
2008 Knodus borki South America
1908 Knodus breviceps South America 8.7 TL
1945 Knodus caquetae South America 6.5 SL
1906 Knodus chapadae South America 5.7 SL
1972 Knodus delta South America 3.6 SL



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