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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Apteronotidae Ghost knifefishes

Genus: Sternarchella

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Sternarchella calhamazon
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL

 
Sternarchella curvioperculata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Sternarchella orthos
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Photo by Mensch, R.

South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sternarchella schotti (Steindachner, 1868)

Photo by Mensch, R.
 
Sternarchella schotti
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Sternarchella sima
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South America
Max. Length 22.4 cm TL

 
Sternarchella terminalis
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6 Species of Family Apteronotidae with Genus Sternarchella
(Ghost knifefishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2013 Sternarchella calhamazon South America 18.5 TL
1968 Sternarchella curvioperculata South America 25.3 TL
1994 Sternarchella orthos South America 30 TL
1868 Sternarchella schotti South America 40 TL
1913 Sternarchella sima South America 40 TL
1942 Sternarchella terminalis South America 22.4 TL



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