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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Rhamphichthyidae Sand knifefishes

Genus: Rhamphichthys

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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South America

 
Rhamphichthys apurensis
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South America
Max. Length 67.3 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys atlanticus
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South America
Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys drepanium
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Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 26.7 cm TL
Rhamphichthys hahni (Meinken, 1937)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Rhamphichthys hahni
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South America
Max. Length 54 cm TL

 
Rhamphichthys lineatus
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South America
Max. Length 80 cm SL

 
Rhamphichthys longior
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Rhamphichthys marmoratus
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South America

 
Rhamphichthys pantherinus
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Photo by Mensch, R.

South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Rhamphichthys rostratus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Mensch, R.
 
Rhamphichthys rostratus
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9 Species of Family Rhamphichthyidae with Genus Rhamphichthys
(Sand knifefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1968 Rhamphichthys apurensis South America
1999 Rhamphichthys atlanticus South America 67.3 SL
1999 Rhamphichthys drepanium South America 45 SL
1937 Rhamphichthys hahni South America 26.7 TL
1855 Rhamphichthys lineatus South America 54 TL
1999 Rhamphichthys longior South America 80 SL
1855 Rhamphichthys marmoratus South America 65 TL
1855 Rhamphichthys pantherinus South America
1766 Rhamphichthys rostratus South America 100 TL



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