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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Apteronotidae Ghost knifefishes

Genus: Apteronotus

(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 32.1 cm OT

 
Apteronotus acidops
[]

Photo by McKenzie, M.

South America
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Apteronotus albifrons (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by McKenzie, M.
 
Apteronotus albifrons
[Black ghost]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30.8 cm TL

 
Apteronotus apurensis
[]

Photo by Childs, K.

South America
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Apteronotus bonapartii (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Childs, K.
 
Apteronotus bonapartii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Apteronotus brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Apteronotus camposdapazi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28.7 cm TL

 
Apteronotus caudimaculosus
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm TL
Apteronotus cuchillejo (Schultz, 1949)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Apteronotus cuchillejo
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Apteronotus cuchillo Schultz, 1949

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Apteronotus cuchillo
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Apteronotus ellisi (Alonso de Arámburu, 1957)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Apteronotus ellisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30.4 cm TL

 
Apteronotus eschmeyeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.0 cm TL

 
Apteronotus galvisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL

 
Apteronotus jurubidae
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 26.9 cm TL
Apteronotus leptorhynchus (Ellis, 1912)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Apteronotus leptorhynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.3 cm TL

 
Apteronotus lindalvae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Apteronotus macrolepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Apteronotus macrostomus
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G./Agudelo, H.

South America
Max. Length 129 cm TL
Apteronotus magdalenensis (Miles, 1945)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G./Agudelo, H.
 
Apteronotus magdalenensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Apteronotus magoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.4 cm TL

 
Apteronotus mariae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.1 cm TL

 
Apteronotus milesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 27.2 cm TL

 
Apteronotus rostratus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Apteronotus spurrellii
[]
23 Species of Family Apteronotidae with Genus Apteronotus
(Ghost knifefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Apteronotus acidops South America 32.1 OT
1766 Apteronotus albifrons Black ghost South America 50 TL
1968 Apteronotus apurensis South America 30.8 TL
1855 Apteronotus bonapartii South America 27 TL
1852 Apteronotus brasiliensis South America 29 TL
2006 Apteronotus camposdapazi South America
2003 Apteronotus caudimaculosus South America 28.7 TL
1949 Apteronotus cuchillejo South America 18.9 TL
1949 Apteronotus cuchillo South America 39 TL
1957 Apteronotus ellisi South America 32.8 TL
2004 Apteronotus eschmeyeri South America 30.4 TL
2007 Apteronotus galvisi South America 19.0 TL
1944 Apteronotus jurubidae South America 25.3 TL
1912 Apteronotus leptorhynchus South America 26.9 TL
2012 Apteronotus lindalvae South America 33.3 TL
1881 Apteronotus macrolepis South America 18 TL
1943 Apteronotus macrostomus South America 26 TL
1945 Apteronotus magdalenensis South America 129 TL
2006 Apteronotus magoi South America
1914 Apteronotus mariae South America 20.4 TL
2005 Apteronotus milesi South America 22.1 TL
1913 Apteronotus rostratus South America 27.2 TL
1914 Apteronotus spurrellii South America 27 TL



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