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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Crenuchidae South American darters
Subfamily: Characidiinae
Genus: Melanocharacidium

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium auroradiatum
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South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium blennioides
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South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium compressus
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South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium depressum
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South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium dispilomma
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South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium melanopteron
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South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium nigrum
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium pectorale
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Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Melanocharacidium rex (Böhlke, 1958)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Melanocharacidium rex
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9 Species of Family Crenuchidae with Genus Melanocharacidium
(South American darters)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1994 Melanocharacidium auroradiatum South America 4.3 SL
1909 Melanocharacidium blennioides South America 4 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium compressus South America 3.1 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium depressum South America 3.4 TL
1993 Melanocharacidium dispilomma South America 5 TL
1993 Melanocharacidium melanopteron South America 7.2 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium nigrum South America 6.7 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium pectorale South America 4.4 TL
1958 Melanocharacidium rex South America 9.9 SL



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