Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Ctenoluciidae Pike-characids



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
                                                          Specify a country:

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional)


7 species (see list below)

1 of 1 Jump to:

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 88 cm FL
Boulengerella cuvieri (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Boulengerella cuvieri
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 25.8 cm SL
Boulengerella lateristriga (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Boulengerella lateristriga
[Striped pike-characin]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 42 cm SL

 
Boulengerella lucius
[Golden pike-characin]

Photo by Ott, G.

South America
Max. Length 31.9 cm SL
Boulengerella maculata (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Boulengerella maculata
[Spotted pike-characin]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 38.2 cm SL

 
Boulengerella xyrekes
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

Central and South America
Max. Length 28.6 cm SL
Ctenolucius beani (Fowler, 1907)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Ctenolucius beani
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 22.8 cm SL
Ctenolucius hujeta (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Ctenolucius hujeta
[Gar characin]
7 Species of Family Ctenoluciidae
(Pike-characids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Boulengerella cuvieri South America 88 FL
1895 Boulengerella lateristriga Striped pike-characin South America 25.8 SL
1816 Boulengerella lucius Golden pike-characin South America 42 SL
1850 Boulengerella maculata Spotted pike-characin South America 31.9 SL
1995 Boulengerella xyrekes South America 38.2 SL
1907 Ctenolucius beani Central and South America 28.6 SL
1850 Ctenolucius hujeta Gar characin South America 22.8 SL



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013