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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Cynodontidae Dogtooth characins
Subfamily: Cynodontinae
Genus: Hydrolycus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

South America
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Hydrolycus armatus (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Hydrolycus armatus
[]

Photo by Magalhães, K.

South America
Max. Length 117 cm TL
Hydrolycus scomberoides (Cuvier, 1819)

Photo by Magalhães, K.
 
Hydrolycus scomberoides
[Payara]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 45.5 cm SL
Hydrolycus tatauaia Toledo-Piza, Menezes & Santos, 1999

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hydrolycus tatauaia
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South America
Max. Length 33.5 cm SL

 
Hydrolycus wallacei
[]
4 Species of Family Cynodontidae with Genus Hydrolycus
(Dogtooth characins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1841 Hydrolycus armatus South America 66 SL
1819 Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara South America 117 TL
1999 Hydrolycus tatauaia South America 45.5 SL
1999 Hydrolycus wallacei South America 33.5 SL



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