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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Aphyocharacinae
Genus: Aphyocharax

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12 species (see list below)

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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 Habluetzel, P.

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

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Aphyocharax nattereri
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aphyocharax paraguayensis Eigenmann, 1915

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aphyocharax paraguayensis
[]
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
[]
12 Species of Family Characidae with Genus Aphyocharax
(Characins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1882 Aphyocharax agassizii South America 3.3 SL
1869 Aphyocharax alburnus Goldencrown tetra South America 8
1903 Aphyocharax anisitsi Bloodfin tetra South America 5.5 TL
1991 Aphyocharax colifax South America 5.0
1903 Aphyocharax dentatus South America 7.2 SL
1912 Aphyocharax erythrurus Flametail tetra South America 5.8
1940 Aphyocharax gracilis South America 5.4 SL
1882 Aphyocharax nattereri South America 3.1 SL
1915 Aphyocharax paraguayensis South America 3.1 SL
1868 Aphyocharax pusillus South America 6.3 SL
1907 Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin South America 2.7 SL
2003 Aphyocharax yekwanae South America 5.6 SL



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