SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=602) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Chilodontidae Headstanders



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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Caenotropus labyrinthicus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Caenotropus labyrinthicus
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South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Caenotropus maculosus
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South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Caenotropus mestomorgmatos
[]

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.

South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Caenotropus schizodon Scharcansky & Lucena, 2007

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Caenotropus schizodon
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South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chilodus fritillus
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Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Chilodus gracilis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Chilodus gracilis
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

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Chilodus punctatus
[Spotted headstander]

Photo by Ponton, D.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Chilodus zunevei Puyo, 1946

Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Chilodus zunevei
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caenotropus labyrinthicus South America 18.6 TL 1858
Caenotropus maculosus South America 10.8 SL 1912
Caenotropus mestomorgmatos South America 16.3 SL 1995
Caenotropus schizodon South America 9.1 SL 2007
Chilodus fritillus South America 7.3 SL 1997
Chilodus gracilis South America 6.4 SL 1988
Chilodus punctatus Spotted headstander South America 18 TL 1844
Chilodus zunevei South America 7.7 SL 1946



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