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Family: Acestrorhynchidae Smallscale pike characins
Subfamily: Heterocharacinae


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6 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Gnathocharax steindachneri Fowler, 1913

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Gnathocharax steindachneri
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Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Heterocharax leptogrammus Toledo-Piza, 2000

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Heterocharax leptogrammus
[]

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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Heterocharax macrolepis Eigenmann, 1912

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Heterocharax macrolepis
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Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Heterocharax virgulatus Toledo-Piza, 2000

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Heterocharax virgulatus
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Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Hoplocharax goethei Géry, 1966

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Hoplocharax goethei
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Lonchogenys ilisha Myers, 1927

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Lonchogenys ilisha
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6 Species of Family Acestrorhynchidae
(Smallscale pike characins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Gnathocharax steindachneri South America 5 SL
2000 Heterocharax leptogrammus South America 3.4 SL
1912 Heterocharax macrolepis South America 4.8 SL
2000 Heterocharax virgulatus South America 4.1 SL
1966 Hoplocharax goethei South America 3 SL
1927 Lonchogenys ilisha South America 6 SL



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