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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Prochilodontidae Flannel-mouth characiforms

Genus: Prochilodus

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Fulgêncio, M.

South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Prochilodus argenteus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Fulgêncio, M.
 
Prochilodus argenteus
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Prochilodus brevis Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus brevis
[Brazilian bocachico]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Prochilodus britskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 42 cm SL

 
Prochilodus costatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Prochilodus hartii
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Prochilodus lacustris Steindachner, 1907

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus lacustris
[]

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.

South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.
 
Prochilodus lineatus
[Streaked prochilod]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Prochilodus magdalenae Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Prochilodus magdalenae
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Prochilodus mariae Eigenmann, 1922

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Prochilodus mariae
[]

Photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo

South America
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Prochilodus nigricans Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo
 
Prochilodus nigricans
[Black prochilodus]

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

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Prochilodus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Prochilodus reticulatus
[Netted prochilod]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Prochilodus vimboides
[]
13 Species of Family Prochilodontidae with Genus Prochilodus
(Flannel-mouth characiforms)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Prochilodus argenteus South America 44 SL
1875 Prochilodus brevis Brazilian bocachico South America 27 SL
1993 Prochilodus britskii South America 23.8 SL
1850 Prochilodus costatus South America 42 SL
1875 Prochilodus hartii South America 34 SL
1907 Prochilodus lacustris South America 32 SL
1837 Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod South America 80 TL
1879 Prochilodus magdalenae South America 30 SL
1922 Prochilodus mariae South America 37 SL
1829 Prochilodus nigricans Black prochilodus South America 37 TL
1850 Prochilodus reticulatus Netted prochilod South America 28 SL
1841 Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus South America 32 SL
1859 Prochilodus vimboides South America 33 SL



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