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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Brycinus

(See list of species below)



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35 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus abeli
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Brycinus affinis (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus affinis
[Redfin robber]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Brycinus bartoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL

 
Brycinus batesii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Brycinus bimaculatus (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus bimaculatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Brycinus brevis (Boulenger, 1903)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus brevis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Brycinus carmesinus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Brycinus carolinae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus comptus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Brycinus derhami
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Brycinus ferox
[Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Brycinus fwaensis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Brycinus grandisquamis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus grandisquamis
[Pinkfin Alestes]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Brycinus humilis (Boulenger, 1905)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus humilis
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL
Brycinus imberi (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Brycinus imberi
[Spot-tail]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Brycinus intermedius
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Brycinus jacksonii (Boulenger, 1912)

Photo by FAO
 
Brycinus jacksonii
[Victoria robber]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Brycinus kingsleyae (Günther, 1896)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Brycinus kingsleyae
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Brycinus lateralis (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Brycinus lateralis
[Stripped robber]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Brycinus leuciscus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Brycinus longipinnis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus longipinnis
[Longfin tetra]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Brycinus luteus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Brycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus macrolepidotus
[True big-scale tetra]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Brycinus minutus
[Dwarf Lake Turkana robber]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.7 cm TL

 
Brycinus nigricauda
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Brycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Brycinus nurse
[Nurse tetra]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Brycinus opisthotaenia
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Brycinus peringueyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Brycinus poptae
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Brycinus rhodopleura (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brycinus rhodopleura
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 13.8 cm TL
Brycinus sadleri (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Brycinus sadleri
[Sadler's robber]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Brycinus schoutedeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Brycinus taeniurus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.8 cm TL

 
Brycinus tessmanni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 53 cm SL

 
Brycinus tholloni
[]
35 Species of Family Alestidae with Genus Brycinus
(African tetras)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1936 Brycinus abeli Africa 6.3 TL
1894 Brycinus affinis Redfin robber Africa 14.7 SL
1953 Brycinus bartoni Africa 9.2 SL
1903 Brycinus batesii Africa 24.5 TL
1899 Brycinus bimaculatus Africa 14 TL
1903 Brycinus brevis Africa 25 TL
1917 Brycinus carmesinus Africa 16 SL
1981 Brycinus carolinae Africa 10.4 SL
1976 Brycinus comptus Africa 6.3 TL
1977 Brycinus derhami Africa 8.2 SL
1982 Brycinus ferox Large-toothed Lake Turkana robber Africa 8.1 SL
1995 Brycinus fwaensis Africa 3.9 SL
1899 Brycinus grandisquamis Pinkfin Alestes Africa 26 SL
1905 Brycinus humilis Africa 7 TL
1852 Brycinus imberi Spot-tail Africa 19.8 TL
1903 Brycinus intermedius Africa 8 SL
1912 Brycinus jacksonii Victoria robber Africa 27 SL
1896 Brycinus kingsleyae Africa 16.5 SL
1900 Brycinus lateralis Stripped robber Africa 14 SL
1867 Brycinus leuciscus Africa 12 SL
1864 Brycinus longipinnis Longfin tetra Africa 12 SL
1966 Brycinus luteus Africa 7.6 SL
1850 Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Africa 53 SL
1982 Brycinus minutus Dwarf Lake Turkana robber Africa 3.3 SL
1974 Brycinus nigricauda Africa 17.7 TL
1832 Brycinus nurse Nurse tetra Africa 25 TL
1903 Brycinus opisthotaenia Africa 12.8 SL
1923 Brycinus peringueyi Africa 13.3 TL
1906 Brycinus poptae Africa 16 SL
1906 Brycinus rhodopleura Africa 30 SL
1906 Brycinus sadleri Sadler's robber Africa 13.8 TL
1912 Brycinus schoutedeni Africa 22 TL
1867 Brycinus taeniurus Africa 9.8 SL
1911 Brycinus tessmanni Africa 12.8 TL
1901 Brycinus tholloni Africa 53 SL



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