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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Bryconidae
Subfamily: Bryconinae
Genus: Brycon

(See list of species below)



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43 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 32.6 cm SL
Brycon alburnus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brycon alburnus
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 46.2 cm SL
Brycon amazonicus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Brycon amazonicus
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Brycon argenteus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 27.3 cm SL
Brycon atrocaudatus (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Brycon atrocaudatus
[]

Photo by Arnold, D.

Central America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Brycon behreae Hildebrand, 1938

Photo by Arnold, D.
 
Brycon behreae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Brycon bicolor
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Brycon cephalus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Brycon cephalus
[]

Photo by Guerra, R.

Central America
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Brycon chagrensis (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Guerra, R.
 
Brycon chagrensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Brycon coquenani
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL

 
Brycon costaricensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Brycon coxeyi
[]

Photo by Laaz, E.

South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Brycon dentex Günther, 1860

Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Brycon dentex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Brycon devillei
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Brycon falcatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Brycon falcatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 31 cm SL

 
Brycon ferox
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Brycon fowleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 47.8 cm SL

 
Brycon gouldingi
[]

Photo by Perusquía, E.

Central America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Brycon guatemalensis Regan, 1908

Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Brycon guatemalensis
[Machaca]

Photo by IGFA

South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Brycon henni Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by IGFA
 
Brycon henni
[]

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.

South America
Max. Length 56 cm TL
Brycon hilarii (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.
 
Brycon hilarii
[]

Photo by Ueberschär, B.

South America
Max. Length 36.9 cm SL
Brycon insignis Steindachner, 1877

Photo by Ueberschär, B.
 
Brycon insignis
[Tiete tetra]
No picture found
South America

 
Brycon labiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Brycon medemi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 32.2 cm SL

 
Brycon meeki
[]

Photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Brycon melanopterus (Cope, 1872)

Photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo
 
Brycon melanopterus
[]

Photo by Linares, A.

South America
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Brycon moorei Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon moorei
[Dorada]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.0 cm SL

 
Brycon nattereri
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Brycon obscurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24.1 cm SL

 
Brycon oligolepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

 
Brycon opalinus
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 79.5 cm TL
Brycon orbignyanus (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Brycon orbignyanus
[]

Photo by Freire, K.

South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Brycon orthotaenia Günther, 1864

Photo by Freire, K.
 
Brycon orthotaenia
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Brycon pesu Müller & Troschel, 1845

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Brycon pesu
[Mourning tetra]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Brycon petrosus Meek & Hildebrand, 1913

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Brycon petrosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL

 
Brycon polylepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Brycon posadae
[]

Photo by Linares, A.

South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Brycon rubricauda Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon rubricauda
[]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Brycon sinuensis Dahl, 1955

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Brycon sinuensis
[]

Photo by Eakins, R.

South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Brycon stolzmanni Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Brycon stolzmanni
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 36.5 cm SL

 
Brycon striatulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL

 
Brycon unicolor
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 39.5 cm SL

 
Brycon vermelha
[]

Photo by Linares, A.

South America
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Brycon whitei Myers & Weitzman, 1960

Photo by Linares, A.
 
Brycon whitei
[]
43 Species of Family Bryconidae with Genus Brycon
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1860 Brycon alburnus South America 32.6 SL
1829 Brycon amazonicus South America 46.2 SL
1913 Brycon argenteus Central America 23 SL
1863 Brycon atrocaudatus South America 27.3 SL
1938 Brycon behreae Central America 26.5 SL
1909 Brycon bicolor South America 11.9 SL
1869 Brycon cephalus South America 45 TL
1863 Brycon chagrensis Central America 50 SL
1915 Brycon coquenani South America 17.1 SL
2013 Brycon costaricensis Central America 32.5 SL
1943 Brycon coxeyi South America 16.8 SL
1860 Brycon dentex South America 34 SL
1855 Brycon devillei South America 14.3 SL
1844 Brycon falcatus South America 37 TL
1877 Brycon ferox South America 31 SL
1955 Brycon fowleri South America 30 TL
2004 Brycon gouldingi South America 47.8 SL
1908 Brycon guatemalensis Machaca Central America 59 TL
1913 Brycon henni South America 35 SL
1850 Brycon hilarii South America 56 TL
1877 Brycon insignis Tiete tetra South America 36.9 SL
1879 Brycon labiatus South America
1960 Brycon medemi South America 15 SL
1918 Brycon meeki South America 32.2 SL
1872 Brycon melanopterus South America 30 SL
1878 Brycon moorei Dorada South America 50 SL
1864 Brycon nattereri South America 29.0 SL
1938 Brycon obscurus Central America 9.6 SL
1913 Brycon oligolepis South America 24.1 SL
1819 Brycon opalinus South America 26.3 SL
1850 Brycon orbignyanus South America 79.5 TL
1864 Brycon orthotaenia South America 33 SL
1845 Brycon pesu Mourning tetra South America 12 SL
1913 Brycon petrosus Central America 28.5 SL
1988 Brycon polylepis South America 22.4 SL
1945 Brycon posadae South America 14.8 SL
1879 Brycon rubricauda South America 35 SL
1955 Brycon sinuensis South America 18 SL
1879 Brycon stolzmanni South America 20.6 SL
1863 Brycon striatulus Central America 36.5 SL
1988 Brycon unicolor South America 34.5 SL
2000 Brycon vermelha South America 39.5 SL
1960 Brycon whitei South America 38 SL



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