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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Apteronotidae Ghost knifefishes

Genus: Adontosternarchus

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Luckenbill, K.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Adontosternarchus balaenops (Cope, 1878)

Photo by Luckenbill, K.
 
Adontosternarchus balaenops
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Photo by Luckenbill, K.

South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Adontosternarchus clarkae Mago-Leccia, Lundberg & Baskin, 1985

Photo by Luckenbill, K.
 
Adontosternarchus clarkae
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Photo by Luckenbill, K.

South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Adontosternarchus devenanzii Mago-Leccia, Lundberg & Baskin, 1985

Photo by Luckenbill, K.
 
Adontosternarchus devenanzii
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South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Adontosternarchus duartei
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Photo by Sabaj-Perez, M.

South America
Max. Length 21.8 cm TL
Adontosternarchus nebulosus Lundberg & Cox Fernandes, 2007

Photo by Sabaj-Perez, M.
 
Adontosternarchus nebulosus
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Photo by Luckenbill, K.

South America
Max. Length 32.2 cm TL
Adontosternarchus sachsi (Peters, 1877)

Photo by Luckenbill, K.
 
Adontosternarchus sachsi
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6 Species of Family Apteronotidae with Genus Adontosternarchus
(Ghost knifefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Adontosternarchus balaenops South America 25 TL
1985 Adontosternarchus clarkae South America 18.6 TL
1985 Adontosternarchus devenanzii South America 18.6 TL
2012 Adontosternarchus duartei South America 18.5 TL
2007 Adontosternarchus nebulosus South America 21.8 TL
1877 Adontosternarchus sachsi South America 32.2 TL



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