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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Sternopygidae Glass knifefishes

Genus: Eigenmannia

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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Alvarez, F.

South America
Max. Length 44.6 cm TL
Eigenmannia humboldtii (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Alvarez, F.
 
Eigenmannia humboldtii
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South America
Max. Length 48.5 cm TL

 
Eigenmannia limbata
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Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 25.2 cm TL
Eigenmannia macrops (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Eigenmannia macrops
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm TL

 
Eigenmannia microstoma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 47.6 cm TL

 
Eigenmannia nigra
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Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Eigenmannia trilineata López & Castello, 1966

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Eigenmannia trilineata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

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

South America
Max. Length 35.8 cm TL
Eigenmannia virescens (Valenciennes, 1836)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Eigenmannia virescens
[Glass knifefish]
8 Species of Family Sternopygidae with Genus Eigenmannia
(Glass knifefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Eigenmannia humboldtii South America 44.6 TL
1903 Eigenmannia limbata South America 48.5 TL
1897 Eigenmannia macrops South America 25.2 TL
1852 Eigenmannia microstoma South America 18.7 TL
1994 Eigenmannia nigra South America 47.6 TL
1966 Eigenmannia trilineata South America 25 TL
1996 Eigenmannia vicentespelaea South America 12 TL
1836 Eigenmannia virescens Glass knifefish South America 35.8 TL



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