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Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins



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103 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Curimata acutirostris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Curimata aspera
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL

 
Curimata cerasina
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Curimata cisandina
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Curimata cyprinoides (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimata cyprinoides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Curimata incompta
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL
Curimata inornata Vari, 1989

Photo by IBAMA
 
Curimata inornata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Curimata knerii
[]

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.

South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL
Curimata macrops Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.
 
Curimata macrops
[]

Photo by Alvarez, F. / CIUA

South America
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL
Curimata mivartii Steindachner, 1878

Photo by Alvarez, F. / CIUA
 
Curimata mivartii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL

 
Curimata ocellata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Curimata roseni
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL
Curimata vittata (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimata vittata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Curimatella alburna
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Curimatella dorsalis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Curimatella dorsalis
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Curimatella immaculata (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Curimatella immaculata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Curimatella lepidura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Curimatella meyeri
[]

Photo by Winterbottom, R.

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Curimatopsis crypticus Vari, 1982

Photo by Winterbottom, R.
 
Curimatopsis crypticus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Curimatopsis evelynae
[Spottail curimata]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Curimatopsis macrolepis (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Curimatopsis macrolepis
[Shinyscaled curimata]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Curimatopsis microlepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Curimatopsis myersi
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 21.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax abramoides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Cyphocharax abramoides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax aspilos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax biocellatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax derhami
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax festivus Vari, 1992

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax festivus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gangamon
[]

Photo by Pauls, E.

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax gilbert (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Pauls, E.
 
Cyphocharax gilbert
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cyphocharax gillii (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Cyphocharax gillii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax gouldingi
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax helleri (Steindachner, 1910)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cyphocharax helleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax laticlavius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax leucostictus
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax magdalenae (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cyphocharax magdalenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax meniscaprorus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax mestomyllon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax microcephalus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax modestus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax multilineatus
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Cyphocharax nagelii (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Cyphocharax nagelii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax nigripinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax notatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax oenas
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pantostictos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax pinnilepis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax platanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax plumbeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax punctatus
[]

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Cyphocharax saladensis (Meinken, 1933)

Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Cyphocharax saladensis
[Rosy curimata]

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS

South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Cyphocharax santacatarinae (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS
 
Cyphocharax santacatarinae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax signatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spilotus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax spiluropsis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Cyphocharax spilurus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cyphocharax spilurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax stilbolepis
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Cyphocharax vanderi (Britski, 1980)

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Cyphocharax vanderi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cyphocharax vexillapinnus
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL
Cyphocharax voga (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Cyphocharax voga
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Potamorhina altamazonica (Cope, 1878)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamorhina altamazonica
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Potamorhina laticeps (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamorhina laticeps
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Potamorhina latior (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamorhina latior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.9 cm SL

 
Potamorhina pristigaster
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL

 
Potamorhina squamoralevis
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 16.7 cm SL
Psectrogaster amazonica Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by IBAMA
 
Psectrogaster amazonica
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster ciliata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster curviventris
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Psectrogaster essequibensis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Psectrogaster essequibensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster falcata
[]

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.

South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Psectrogaster rhomboides Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.
 
Psectrogaster rhomboides
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Psectrogaster rutiloides (Kner, 1858)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Psectrogaster rutiloides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster saguiru
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata boehlkei
[]

Photo by Laaz, E.

South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Pseudocurimata boulengeri (Eigenmann, 1907)

Photo by Laaz, E.
 
Pseudocurimata boulengeri
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W./FMNH

South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Pseudocurimata lineopunctata (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Aguirre, W./FMNH
 
Pseudocurimata lineopunctata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata patiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Pseudocurimata peruana
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Pseudocurimata troschelii (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Pseudocurimata troschelii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina amazonica
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina argentea (Gill, 1858)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Steindachnerina argentea
[Stout sardine]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina atratoensis
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina bimaculata (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Steindachnerina bimaculata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina binotata
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm TL
Steindachnerina biornata (Braga & Azpelicueta, 1987)

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Steindachnerina biornata
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Steindachnerina brevipinna (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Steindachnerina brevipinna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina conspersa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina corumbae
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina dobula (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Steindachnerina dobula
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina elegans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina fasciata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina gracilis
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL
Steindachnerina guentheri (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Steindachnerina guentheri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina hypostoma
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Steindachnerina insculpta (Fernández-Yépez, 1948)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Steindachnerina insculpta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina leucisca
[]

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Steindachnerina notograptos Lucinda & Vari, 2009

Photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.
 
Steindachnerina notograptos
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Steindachnerina notonota (Miranda Ribeiro, 1937)

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Steindachnerina notonota
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina planiventris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina pupula
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina quasimodoi
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Steindachnerina seriata Netto-Ferreira & Vari, 2011

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Steindachnerina seriata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Steindachnerina varii
[]
103 Species of Family Curimatidae
(Toothless characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1995 Curimata acutirostris South America 8.2 SL
1868 Curimata aspera South America 21.2 SL
1984 Curimata cerasina South America 16.7 SL
1942 Curimata cisandina South America 12.2 SL
1766 Curimata cyprinoides South America 21.3 SL
1984 Curimata incompta South America 11.2 SL
1989 Curimata inornata South America 13.6 SL
1876 Curimata knerii South America 17.7 SL
1889 Curimata macrops South America 17.6 SL
1878 Curimata mivartii South America 24.6 SL
1889 Curimata ocellata South America 22.5 SL
1989 Curimata roseni South America 14.4 SL
1858 Curimata vittata South America 18.7 SL
1844 Curimatella alburna South America 18.5 SL
1889 Curimatella dorsalis South America 11.4 SL
1948 Curimatella immaculata South America 9.3 SL
1889 Curimatella lepidura South America 11.3 SL
1882 Curimatella meyeri South America 15.6 SL
1982 Curimatopsis crypticus South America 5 SL
1964 Curimatopsis evelynae Spottail curimata South America 4 SL
1876 Curimatopsis macrolepis Shinyscaled curimata South America 6 SL
1889 Curimatopsis microlepis South America 8.9 SL
1982 Curimatopsis myersi South America 4.3 SL
1858 Cyphocharax abramoides South America 21.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax aspilos South America 18 SL
2012 Cyphocharax biocellatus South America 6.9 SL
2006 Cyphocharax derhami South America 8.9 SL
1992 Cyphocharax festivus South America 6.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax gangamon South America 4.7 SL
1824 Cyphocharax gilbert South America 12.6 SL
1903 Cyphocharax gillii South America 10 SL
1992 Cyphocharax gouldingi South America 8.7 SL
1910 Cyphocharax helleri South America 9.6 SL
1996 Cyphocharax laticlavius South America 5.3 SL
1889 Cyphocharax leucostictus South America 10.5 SL
1878 Cyphocharax magdalenae South America 15.1 SL
1992 Cyphocharax meniscaprorus South America 5.7 SL
1992 Cyphocharax mestomyllon South America 4.2 SL
1889 Cyphocharax microcephalus South America 16.9 SL
1948 Cyphocharax modestus South America 16.2 SL
1927 Cyphocharax multilineatus South America 10.9 SL
1881 Cyphocharax nagelii South America 16.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax nigripinnis South America 6.5 SL
1908 Cyphocharax notatus South America 12.3 SL
1992 Cyphocharax oenas South America 4.8 SL
1990 Cyphocharax pantostictos South America 9.8 SL
2010 Cyphocharax pinnilepis South America 10.1 SL
1880 Cyphocharax platanus South America 13.4 SL
1889 Cyphocharax plumbeus South America 17.8 SL
1986 Cyphocharax punctatus South America 4.3 SL
1933 Cyphocharax saladensis Rosy curimata South America 6.7 SL
1948 Cyphocharax santacatarinae South America 20.1 SL
1992 Cyphocharax signatus South America 3.3 SL
1987 Cyphocharax spilotus South America 8.9 SL
1889 Cyphocharax spiluropsis South America 9 SL
1864 Cyphocharax spilurus South America 10.4 SL
1992 Cyphocharax stilbolepis South America 10.8 SL
1980 Cyphocharax vanderi South America 6.8 SL
1992 Cyphocharax vexillapinnus South America 6.3 SL
1870 Cyphocharax voga South America 19.6 SL
1878 Potamorhina altamazonica South America 27 SL
1850 Potamorhina laticeps South America 25 SL
1829 Potamorhina latior South America 20.5 SL
1876 Potamorhina pristigaster South America 21.9 SL
1983 Potamorhina squamoralevis South America 23.4 SL
1889 Psectrogaster amazonica South America 16.7 SL
1844 Psectrogaster ciliata South America 12.9 SL
1903 Psectrogaster curviventris South America 17.1 SL
1864 Psectrogaster essequibensis South America 16.9 SL
1889 Psectrogaster falcata South America 16.8 SL
1889 Psectrogaster rhomboides South America 17.8 SL
1858 Psectrogaster rutiloides South America 14.3 SL
1941 Psectrogaster saguiru South America 16.4 SL
1989 Pseudocurimata boehlkei South America 10.9 SL
1907 Pseudocurimata boulengeri South America 14.6 SL
1911 Pseudocurimata lineopunctata South America 11.4 SL
1914 Pseudocurimata patiae South America 12.5 SL
1922 Pseudocurimata peruana South America 12.7 SL
1860 Pseudocurimata troschelii South America 15.5 SL
1911 Steindachnerina amazonica South America 9.9 SL
1858 Steindachnerina argentea Stout sardine South America 9.3 SL
1912 Steindachnerina atratoensis South America 8.3 SL
1876 Steindachnerina bimaculata South America 13.3 SL
1924 Steindachnerina binotata South America 13.3 SL
1987 Steindachnerina biornata South America 18.8 TL
1889 Steindachnerina brevipinna South America 20.5 TL
1891 Steindachnerina conspersa South America 12.8 SL
1999 Steindachnerina corumbae South America 11.7 SL
1868 Steindachnerina dobula South America 16.3 SL
1875 Steindachnerina elegans South America 10.6 SL
1985 Steindachnerina fasciata South America 9.6 SL
1989 Steindachnerina gracilis South America 7.3 SL
1889 Steindachnerina guentheri South America 11.1 SL
1887 Steindachnerina hypostoma South America 9.8 SL
1948 Steindachnerina insculpta South America 10.6 SL
1868 Steindachnerina leucisca South America 15.1 SL
2009 Steindachnerina notograptos South America 10.6 SL
1937 Steindachnerina notonota South America 9.8 SL
1989 Steindachnerina planiventris South America 8.7 SL
1991 Steindachnerina pupula South America 9.9 SL
1989 Steindachnerina quasimodoi South America 12.3 SL
2011 Steindachnerina seriata South America 8.3 SL
1991 Steindachnerina varii South America 9.4 SL



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