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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins

Genus: Potamorhina

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Potamorhina altamazonica (Cope, 1878)

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

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Potamorhina laticeps (Valenciennes, 1850)

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

South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Potamorhina latior (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

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Potamorhina latior
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South America
Max. Length 21.9 cm SL

 
Potamorhina pristigaster
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South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL

 
Potamorhina squamoralevis
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5 Species of Family Curimatidae with Genus Potamorhina
(Toothless characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1878 Potamorhina altamazonica South America 27 SL
1850 Potamorhina laticeps South America 25 SL
1829 Potamorhina latior South America 20.5 SL
1876 Potamorhina pristigaster South America 21.9 SL
1983 Potamorhina squamoralevis South America 23.4 SL



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