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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Gasteropelecidae Freshwater hatchetfishes

Genus: Carnegiella

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Carnegiella marthae Myers, 1927

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Carnegiella marthae
[Blackwing hatchetfish]

Photo by Oliver Zompro/von Wussow Importe

South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Carnegiella myersi Fernández-Yépez, 1950

Photo by Oliver Zompro/von Wussow Importe
 
Carnegiella myersi
[Pygmy hatchetfish]
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South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Carnegiella schereri
[Dwarf hatchetfish]

Photo by Nilsson, K.

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Carnegiella strigata (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Carnegiella strigata
[Marbled hatchetfish]
4 Species of Family Gasteropelecidae with Genus Carnegiella
(Freshwater hatchetfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1927 Carnegiella marthae Blackwing hatchetfish South America 2.8 SL
1950 Carnegiella myersi Pygmy hatchetfish South America 2.2 SL
1950 Carnegiella schereri Dwarf hatchetfish South America 2.6 SL
1864 Carnegiella strigata Marbled hatchetfish South America 3.5 SL



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