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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Rivulidae Rivulines

Genus: Plesiolebias

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Plesiolebias altamira South America 1.8 SL 2007
Plesiolebias aruana South America 3 TL 1991
Plesiolebias canabravensis South America 2.0 SL 2007
Plesiolebias filamentosus South America 2.1 SL 2007
Plesiolebias fragilis South America 2.0 SL 2007
Plesiolebias glaucopterus South America 3 TL 1989
Plesiolebias lacerdai South America 2.5 TL 1989
Plesiolebias xavantei South America 5 TL 1988



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