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Family: Cynodontidae Dogtooth characins



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Cynodon gibbus (Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Cynodon gibbus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Cynodon meionactis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 31.2 cm SL

 
Cynodon septenarius
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

South America
Max. Length 66 cm SL
Hydrolycus armatus (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Hydrolycus armatus
[]

Photo by Magalhães, K.

South America
Max. Length 117 cm TL
Hydrolycus scomberoides (Cuvier, 1819)

Photo by Magalhães, K.
 
Hydrolycus scomberoides
[Payara]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 45.5 cm SL
Hydrolycus tatauaia Toledo-Piza, Menezes & Santos, 1999

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hydrolycus tatauaia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.5 cm SL

 
Hydrolycus wallacei
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Rhaphiodon vulpinus
[Biara]
8 Species of Family Cynodontidae
(Dogtooth characins)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Cynodon gibbus South America 28 SL
1999 Cynodon meionactis South America 30 TL
2000 Cynodon septenarius South America 31.2 SL
1841 Hydrolycus armatus South America 66 SL
1819 Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara South America 117 TL
1999 Hydrolycus tatauaia South America 45.5 SL
1999 Hydrolycus wallacei South America 33.5 SL
1829 Rhaphiodon vulpinus Biara South America 80 SL



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