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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae

Genus: Mylossoma

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3 species (see list below)

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

South America
Max. Length 28.5 cm SL
Mylossoma acanthogaster (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Mylossoma acanthogaster
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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Mylossoma aureum (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Mylossoma aureum
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Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Mylossoma duriventre (Cuvier, 1818)

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Mylossoma duriventre
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3 Species of Family Serrasalmidae with Genus Mylossoma
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1850 Mylossoma acanthogaster South America 28.5 SL
1829 Mylossoma aureum South America 20 TL
1818 Mylossoma duriventre South America 25 SL



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