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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Abramites

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Abramites eques (Steindachner, 1878)

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Abramites eques
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Abramites hypselonotus (Günther, 1868)

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Abramites hypselonotus
[Marbled headstander]
2 Species of Family Anostomidae with Genus Abramites
(Headstanders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Abramites eques South America 15 SL
1868 Abramites hypselonotus Marbled headstander South America 14 TL



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