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Family: Erythrinidae Trahiras



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16 species (see list below)

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Photo by Moeremans, L.

Central and South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Erythrinus erythrinus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Moeremans, L.
 
Erythrinus erythrinus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Erythrinus kessleri
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Hoplerythrinus cinereus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Hoplerythrinus gronovii
[]

Photo by Pereira, R.C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Pereira, R.C.
 
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus
[Aimara]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Hoplias aimara (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Hoplias aimara
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 44.4 cm SL

 
Hoplias australis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Hoplias brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.9 cm SL

 
Hoplias curupira
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 75 cm SL
Hoplias lacerdae Miranda Ribeiro, 1908

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hoplias lacerdae
[]

Photo by IGFA

South America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Hoplias macrophthalmus (Pellegrin, 1907)

Photo by IGFA
 
Hoplias macrophthalmus
[Giant trahira]

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.

Central and South America
Max. Length 55.2 cm TL
Hoplias malabaricus (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Hoplias malabaricus
[Trahira]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 35.6 cm SL

 
Hoplias microcephalus
[]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Central and South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Hoplias microlepis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Hoplias microlepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 39.4 cm SL

 
Hoplias patana
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Hoplias teres
[]
16 Species of Family Erythrinidae
(Trahiras)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1801 Erythrinus erythrinus Central and South America 20 SL
1877 Erythrinus kessleri South America 19 SL
1858 Hoplerythrinus cinereus Central America 20.2 SL
1847 Hoplerythrinus gronovii South America 17.8 SL
1829 Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus Aimara Central and South America 25 TL
1847 Hoplias aimara South America 100 SL
2009 Hoplias australis South America 44.4 SL
1829 Hoplias brasiliensis South America 20.3 SL
2009 Hoplias curupira South America 29.9 SL
1908 Hoplias lacerdae South America 75 SL
1907 Hoplias macrophthalmus Giant trahira South America 100 TL
1794 Hoplias malabaricus Trahira Central and South America 55.2 TL
1829 Hoplias microcephalus South America 35.6 SL
1864 Hoplias microlepis Central and South America 36 SL
1847 Hoplias patana South America 39.4 SL
1847 Hoplias teres South America 15.3 SL



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