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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Hepsetidae African pikes

Genus: Hepsetus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Hepsetus cuvieri (Castelnau, 1861)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hepsetus cuvieri
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Africa
Max. Length 22.0 cm SL

 
Hepsetus kingsleyae
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Africa
Max. Length 28.3 cm SL

 
Hepsetus lineata
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Africa
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Hepsetus occidentalis
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 27.8 cm SL
Hepsetus odoe (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hepsetus odoe
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5 Species of Family Hepsetidae with Genus Hepsetus
(African pikes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1861 Hepsetus cuvieri Africa 37 SL
2013 Hepsetus kingsleyae Africa 22.0 SL
1926 Hepsetus lineata Africa 28.3 SL
2013 Hepsetus occidentalis Africa 35 SL
1794 Hepsetus odoe Africa 27.8 SL



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