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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins

Genus: Cyphocharax

(See list of species below)



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37 species (see list below)

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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax abramoides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Cyphocharax abramoides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aspilos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax biocellatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax derhami
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax festivus Vari, 1992

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax festivus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gangamon
[]

Photo by Pauls, E.

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax gilbert (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Pauls, E.
 
Cyphocharax gilbert
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax gillii (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Cyphocharax gillii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gouldingi
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax helleri (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax helleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax laticlavius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax leucostictus
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax magdalenae (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cyphocharax magdalenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax mestomyllon
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax microcephalus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax modestus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax multilineatus
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax nagelii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cyphocharax nagelii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax nigripinnis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax notatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax oenas
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pantostictos
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pinnilepis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax platanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax plumbeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax punctatus
[]

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Cyphocharax saladensis (Meinken, 1933)

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyphocharax saladensis
[Rosy curimata]

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS

South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax santacatarinae (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS
 
Cyphocharax santacatarinae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax signatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spilotus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spiluropsis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cyphocharax spilurus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cyphocharax spilurus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax stilbolepis
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Cyphocharax vanderi (Britski, 1980)

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Cyphocharax vanderi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax voga (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Cyphocharax voga
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37 Species of Family Curimatidae with Genus Cyphocharax
(Toothless characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Cyphocharax abramoides South America 21.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax aspilos South America 18 SL
2012 Cyphocharax biocellatus South America 6.9 SL
2006 Cyphocharax derhami South America 8.9 SL
1992 Cyphocharax festivus South America 6.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax gangamon South America 4.7 SL
1824 Cyphocharax gilbert South America 12.6 SL
1903 Cyphocharax gillii South America 10 SL
1992 Cyphocharax gouldingi South America 8.7 SL
1910 Cyphocharax helleri South America 9.6 SL
1996 Cyphocharax laticlavius South America 5.3 SL
1889 Cyphocharax leucostictus South America 10.5 SL
1878 Cyphocharax magdalenae South America 15.1 SL
1992 Cyphocharax meniscaprorus South America 5.7 SL
1992 Cyphocharax mestomyllon South America 4.2 SL
1889 Cyphocharax microcephalus South America 16.9 SL
1948 Cyphocharax modestus South America 16.2 SL
1927 Cyphocharax multilineatus South America 10.9 SL
1881 Cyphocharax nagelii South America 16.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax nigripinnis South America 6.5 SL
1908 Cyphocharax notatus South America 12.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax oenas South America 4.8 SL
1990 Cyphocharax pantostictos South America 9.8 SL
2010 Cyphocharax pinnilepis South America 10.1 SL
1880 Cyphocharax platanus South America 13.4 SL
1889 Cyphocharax plumbeus South America 17.8 SL
1986 Cyphocharax punctatus South America 4.3 SL
1933 Cyphocharax saladensis Rosy curimata South America 6.7 SL
1948 Cyphocharax santacatarinae South America 20.1 SL
1992 Cyphocharax signatus South America 3.3 SL
1987 Cyphocharax spilotus South America 8.9 SL
1889 Cyphocharax spiluropsis South America 9 SL
1864 Cyphocharax spilurus South America 10.4 SL
1992 Cyphocharax stilbolepis South America 10.8 SL
1980 Cyphocharax vanderi South America 6.8 SL
1992 Cyphocharax vexillapinnus South America 6.3 SL
1870 Cyphocharax voga South America 19.6 SL



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