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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae

Genus: Metynnis

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Metynnis altidorsalis Ahl, 1923

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Metynnis altidorsalis
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 14.0 cm SL
Metynnis argenteus Ahl, 1923

Photo by IBAMA
 
Metynnis argenteus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Metynnis cuiaba
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Metynnis fasciatus Ahl, 1931

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Metynnis fasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Metynnis guaporensis
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Metynnis hypsauchen (Müller & Troschel, 1844)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Metynnis hypsauchen
[Silver dollar]

Photo by Busson, F.

South America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Metynnis lippincottianus (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Busson, F.
 
Metynnis lippincottianus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Metynnis longipinnis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Metynnis luna Cope, 1878

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Metynnis luna
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Metynnis maculatus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Metynnis maculatus
[Spotted metynnis]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Metynnis mola Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Metynnis mola
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Metynnis orinocensis
[]

Photo by Gartner, D.-P.

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Metynnis otuquensis Ahl, 1923

Photo by Gartner, D.-P.
 
Metynnis otuquensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Metynnis polystictus
[]
14 Species of Family Serrasalmidae with Genus Metynnis
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1923 Metynnis altidorsalis South America 11.2 SL
1923 Metynnis argenteus South America 14.0 SL
2009 Metynnis cuiaba South America 14.3 SL
1931 Metynnis fasciatus South America 5.8 SL
1915 Metynnis guaporensis South America 15.4 SL
1844 Metynnis hypsauchen Silver dollar South America 15 TL
1870 Metynnis lippincottianus South America 13 TL
2008 Metynnis longipinnis South America 6.7 SL
1878 Metynnis luna South America 8.4 SL
1858 Metynnis maculatus Spotted metynnis South America 18 TL
1903 Metynnis mola South America 15 TL
1908 Metynnis orinocensis South America
1923 Metynnis otuquensis South America 8.7 SL
2008 Metynnis polystictus South America 16.7 SL



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