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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Distichodontidae Distichodus

Genus: Distichodus

(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Distichodus affinis Günther, 1873

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Distichodus affinis
[Silver distichodus]

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Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Distichodus altus Boulenger, 1899

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Distichodus altus
[]

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Africa
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Distichodus antonii Schilthuis, 1891

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Distichodus antonii
[]

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Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Distichodus atroventralis Boulenger, 1898

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Distichodus atroventralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 59 cm SL

 
Distichodus brevipinnis
[]

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Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Distichodus decemmaculatus Pellegrin, 1926

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Distichodus decemmaculatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Distichodus engycephalus
[Perch]

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Africa
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Distichodus fasciolatus Boulenger, 1898

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Distichodus fasciolatus
[Sharktail distichodus]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Distichodus hypostomatus Pellegrin, 1900

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Distichodus hypostomatus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Distichodus kolleri Holly, 1926

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Distichodus kolleri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 51 cm SL

 
Distichodus langi
[]

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Africa
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Distichodus lusosso Schilthuis, 1891

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Distichodus lusosso
[Longsnout distichodus]

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Africa
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Distichodus maculatus Boulenger, 1898

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Distichodus maculatus
[Spotted citharinid]

Photo by Jessen, C.Q.

Africa
Max. Length 57 cm SL
Distichodus mossambicus Peters, 1852

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Distichodus mossambicus
[Nkupe]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 83 cm TL

 
Distichodus nefasch
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Distichodus noboli Boulenger, 1899

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Distichodus noboli
[]

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Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Distichodus notospilus Günther, 1867

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Distichodus notospilus
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Distichodus petersii Pfeffer, 1896

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Distichodus petersii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Distichodus rostratus Günther, 1864

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Distichodus rostratus
[Grass-eater]

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Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Distichodus rufigiensis Norman, 1922

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Distichodus rufigiensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Distichodus schenga
[Chessa]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 76 cm SL
Distichodus sexfasciatus Boulenger, 1897

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Distichodus sexfasciatus
[Sixbar distichodus]

Photo by Reygel, A.

Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Distichodus teugelsi Mamonekene & Vreven, 2008

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Distichodus teugelsi
[]
23 Species of Family Distichodontidae with Genus Distichodus
(Distichodus)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1873 Distichodus affinis Silver distichodus Africa 20 TL
1899 Distichodus altus Africa 15 TL
1891 Distichodus antonii Africa 80 TL
1898 Distichodus atroventralis Africa 29 TL
1864 Distichodus brevipinnis Africa 59 SL
1926 Distichodus decemmaculatus Africa 7.5 TL
1864 Distichodus engycephalus Perch Africa 40 SL
1898 Distichodus fasciolatus Sharktail distichodus Africa 60 TL
1900 Distichodus hypostomatus Africa 19.5 SL
1926 Distichodus kolleri Africa 19.5 SL
1917 Distichodus langi Africa 51 SL
1891 Distichodus lusosso Longsnout distichodus Africa 38 TL
1898 Distichodus maculatus Spotted citharinid Africa 31 TL
1852 Distichodus mossambicus Nkupe Africa 57 SL
1788 Distichodus nefasch Africa 83 TL
1899 Distichodus noboli Africa 19 TL
1867 Distichodus notospilus Africa 19.5 TL
1896 Distichodus petersii Africa 45 SL
1864 Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Africa 76 TL
1922 Distichodus rufigiensis Africa 17 TL
1852 Distichodus schenga Chessa Africa 50 SL
1897 Distichodus sexfasciatus Sixbar distichodus Africa 76 SL
2008 Distichodus teugelsi Africa 5.7 SL



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