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Family: Hypopomidae Bluntnose knifefishes



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46 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 21.7 cm TL

 
Akawaio penak
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus alberti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus arrayae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus batesi
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Brachyhypopomus beebei (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Brachyhypopomus beebei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus belindae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus benjamini
[]

Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.

South America
Max. Length 23.2 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus bennetti Sullivan, Zuanon & Cox Fernandes, 2013

Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.
 
Brachyhypopomus bennetti
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus bombilla
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 34.7 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus brevirostris
[Bluntnose knifefish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus bullocki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus cunia
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus diazi
[]

Photo by Corrêa, F.

South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm OT
Brachyhypopomus draco Giora, Malabarba & Crampton, 2008

Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Brachyhypopomus draco
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus flavipomus
[]

Photo by Corrêa, F.

South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Brachyhypopomus gauderio Giora & Malabarba, 2009

Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Brachyhypopomus gauderio
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus hamiltoni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus hendersoni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus janeiroensis
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No picture found
South America

 
Brachyhypopomus jureiae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm TL

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

Central and South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis (Regan, 1914)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus palenque
[]

Photo by Loureiro, M.

South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus (Hopkins, 1991)

Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus provenzanoi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus regani
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus sullivani
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus verdii
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Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus walteri Sullivan, Zuanon & Cox Fernandes, 2013

Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.
 
Brachyhypopomus walteri
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Hypopomus artedi (Kaup, 1856)

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Hypopomus artedi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL

 
Hypopygus benoneae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL

 
Hypopygus hoedemani
[Hoedeman's Hypopygus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Hypopygus isbruckeri
[Isbrücker's Hypopygus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Hypopygus lepturus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL

 
Hypopygus minissimus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.2 cm TL

 
Hypopygus neblinae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL

 
Hypopygus nijsseni
[Nijssen's Hypopygus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL

 
Hypopygus ortegai
[Ortega's Hypopygus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Microsternarchus bilineatus
[]

Photo by Cox Fernandes, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Microsternarchus brevis Cox Fernandes, Nogueira, Williston & Alves-Gomes, 2015

Photo by Cox Fernandes, C.
 
Microsternarchus brevis
[]

Photo by Nogueira, A.

South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm TL
Procerusternarchus pixuna Cox Fernandes, Nogueira & Alves-Gomes, 2014

Photo by Nogueira, A.
 
Procerusternarchus pixuna
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm TL

 
Racenisia fimbriipinna
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 20.9 cm TL
Steatogenys duidae (La Monte, 1929)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Steatogenys duidae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.4 cm TL

 
Steatogenys elegans
[Barred knifefish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL

 
Steatogenys ocellatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL

 
Stegostenopos cryptogenes
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46 Species of Family Hypopomidae
(Bluntnose knifefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2013 Akawaio penak South America 21.7 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus alberti South America 11.1 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus arrayae South America 16 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus batesi South America 12.1 TL
1944 Brachyhypopomus beebei South America 32 SL
2017 Brachyhypopomus belindae South America 11 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus benjamini South America 13.5 TL
2013 Brachyhypopomus bennetti South America 23.2 TL
2006 Brachyhypopomus bombilla South America 15.4 TL
1868 Brachyhypopomus brevirostris Bluntnose knifefish South America 34.7 TL
2009 Brachyhypopomus bullocki South America 22.1 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus cunia South America 17.6 TL
1972 Brachyhypopomus diazi South America 17.5 TL
2008 Brachyhypopomus draco South America 15.2 OT
2017 Brachyhypopomus flavipomus South America 11.7 TL
2009 Brachyhypopomus gauderio South America 14.9 SL
2017 Brachyhypopomus hamiltoni South America 12.5 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus hendersoni South America 20.3 TL
1992 Brachyhypopomus janeiroensis South America 18.6 TL
2003 Brachyhypopomus jureiae South America
2017 Brachyhypopomus menezesi South America 11.9 TL
1914 Brachyhypopomus occidentalis Central and South America 17.5 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus palenque South America 20.3 TL
1991 Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus South America 18.6 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus provenzanoi South America 11 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus regani South America 15.6 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus sullivani South America 15.2 TL
2017 Brachyhypopomus verdii South America 12 TL
2013 Brachyhypopomus walteri South America 17.5 TL
1856 Hypopomus artedi South America 50 SL
2013 Hypopygus benoneae South America 9.2 TL
2011 Hypopygus hoedemani Hoedeman's Hypopygus South America 5.9 TL
2011 Hypopygus isbruckeri Isbrücker's Hypopygus South America 9 TL
1962 Hypopygus lepturus South America 10 TL
2011 Hypopygus minissimus South America 6.2 TL
1994 Hypopygus neblinae South America 12.2 TL
2011 Hypopygus nijsseni Nijssen's Hypopygus South America 9.6 TL
2011 Hypopygus ortegai Ortega's Hypopygus South America 11.4 TL
1968 Microsternarchus bilineatus South America 12 TL
2015 Microsternarchus brevis South America 5.3 TL
2014 Procerusternarchus pixuna South America 13.8 TL
1994 Racenisia fimbriipinna South America 11.7 TL
1929 Steatogenys duidae South America 20.9 TL
1880 Steatogenys elegans Barred knifefish South America 29.4 TL
2004 Steatogenys ocellatus South America 40.5 TL
1997 Stegostenopos cryptogenes South America 9.8 TL



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