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Family: Bedotiidae Madagascar rainbowfishes



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16 species (see list below)

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Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Bedotia albomarginata Sparks & Rush, 2005

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Bedotia albomarginata
[]
No picture found
Madagascar
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Bedotia alveyi
[Makira Rainbowfish]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Bedotia geayi Pellegrin, 1907

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Bedotia geayi
[Red-Tailed Silverside]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Bedotia leucopteron Loiselle & Rodriguez, 2007

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Bedotia leucopteron
[]
No picture found
Africa

 
Bedotia longianalis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Bedotia madagascariensis Regan, 1903

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bedotia madagascariensis
[]

Photo by Saunders, A.

Africa
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Bedotia marojejy Stiassny & Harrison, 2000

Photo by Saunders, A.
 
Bedotia marojejy
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Bedotia masoala
[]
No picture found
Africa

 
Bedotia tricolor
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Rheocles alaotrensis (Pellegrin, 1914)

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Rheocles alaotrensis
[Katrana]

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Rheocles derhami Stiassny & Rodriguez, 2001

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Rheocles derhami
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Rheocles lateralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Rheocles pellegrini
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Rheocles sikorae
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Rheocles vatosoa Stiassny, Rodriguez & Loiselle, 2002

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Rheocles vatosoa
[]

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.

Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Rheocles wrightae Stiassny, 1990

Photo by Loiselle, P.V.
 
Rheocles wrightae
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16 Species of Family Bedotiidae
(Madagascar rainbowfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2005 Bedotia albomarginata Africa 8.8 SL
2010 Bedotia alveyi Makira Rainbowfish Madagascar 8.5 SL
1907 Bedotia geayi Red-Tailed Silverside Africa 9 TL
2007 Bedotia leucopteron Africa 7.2 SL
1914 Bedotia longianalis Africa
1903 Bedotia madagascariensis Africa 8.6 SL
2000 Bedotia marojejy Africa 4.8 SL
2001 Bedotia masoala Africa 8.7 SL
1932 Bedotia tricolor Africa
1914 Rheocles alaotrensis Katrana Africa 14 TL
2001 Rheocles derhami Africa 5 SL
1992 Rheocles lateralis Africa 4.4 SL
1931 Rheocles pellegrini Africa 6.9 SL
1891 Rheocles sikorae Africa 11.5 TL
2002 Rheocles vatosoa Africa 7.9 SL
1990 Rheocles wrightae Africa 8.3 SL



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