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Family: Distichodontidae Distichodus



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99 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL

 
Belonophago hutsebouti
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Belonophago tinanti Poll, 1939

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Belonophago tinanti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL

 
Congocharax olbrechtsi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Distichodus affinis Günther, 1873

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus affinis
[Silver distichodus]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Distichodus altus Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus altus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Distichodus antonii Schilthuis, 1891

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus antonii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Distichodus atroventralis Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus atroventralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 59 cm SL

 
Distichodus brevipinnis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Distichodus decemmaculatus Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus decemmaculatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Distichodus engycephalus
[Perch]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Distichodus fasciolatus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus fasciolatus
[Sharktail distichodus]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Distichodus hypostomatus Pellegrin, 1900

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Distichodus hypostomatus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Distichodus kolleri Holly, 1926

Photo by RMCA
 
Distichodus kolleri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 51 cm SL

 
Distichodus langi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Distichodus lusosso Schilthuis, 1891

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus lusosso
[Longsnout distichodus]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Distichodus maculatus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus maculatus
[Spotted citharinid]

Photo by Jessen, C.Q.

Africa
Max. Length 57 cm SL
Distichodus mossambicus Peters, 1852

Photo by Jessen, C.Q.
 
Distichodus mossambicus
[Nkupe]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 83 cm TL

 
Distichodus nefasch
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Distichodus noboli Boulenger, 1899

Photo by RMCA
 
Distichodus noboli
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Distichodus notospilus Günther, 1867

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Distichodus notospilus
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Distichodus petersii Pfeffer, 1896

Photo by FAO
 
Distichodus petersii
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Distichodus rostratus Günther, 1864

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Distichodus rostratus
[Grass-eater]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Distichodus rufigiensis Norman, 1922

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Distichodus rufigiensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Distichodus schenga
[Chessa]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Africa
Max. Length 76 cm SL
Distichodus sexfasciatus Boulenger, 1897

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Distichodus sexfasciatus
[Sixbar distichodus]

Photo by Reygel, A.

Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Distichodus teugelsi Mamonekene & Vreven, 2008

Photo by Reygel, A.
 
Distichodus teugelsi
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL
Dundocharax bidentatus Poll, 1967

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Dundocharax bidentatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Eugnathichthys eetveldii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Eugnathichthys macroterolepis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 106 cm SL

 
Eugnathichthys virgatus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Hemigrammocharax angolensis Poll, 1967

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hemigrammocharax angolensis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Hemigrammocharax lineostriatus Poll, 1967

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hemigrammocharax lineostriatus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Hemigrammocharax machadoi Poll, 1967

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hemigrammocharax machadoi
[Dwarf citharine]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Hemigrammocharax minutus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Hemigrammocharax monardi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Hemigrammocharax multifasciatus
[Multibar citharine]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Hemigrammocharax ocellicauda (Boulenger, 1907)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hemigrammocharax ocellicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Hemigrammocharax rubensteini
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Hemigrammocharax uniocellatus (Pellegrin, 1926)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hemigrammocharax uniocellatus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Hemigrammocharax wittei Poll, 1933

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hemigrammocharax wittei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Hemistichodus lootensi
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL
Hemistichodus mesmaekersi Poll, 1959

Photo by RMCA
 
Hemistichodus mesmaekersi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Hemistichodus vaillanti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Ichthyborus besse
[]

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm TL
Ichthyborus congolensis Giltay, 1930

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Ichthyborus congolensis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Ichthyborus monodi (Pellegrin, 1927)

Photo by RMCA
 
Ichthyborus monodi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Ichthyborus ornatus (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Ichthyborus ornatus
[]
No picture found
West Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Ichthyborus quadrilineatus
[]

Photo by Mamonekene, V.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Mesoborus crocodilus Pellegrin, 1900

Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Mesoborus crocodilus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Microstomatichthyoborus bashforddeani
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Microstomatichthyoborus katangae David & Poll, 1937

Photo by RMCA
 
Microstomatichthyoborus katangae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Nannaethiops bleheri
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus Günther, 1872

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus
[Oneline tetra]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Nannocharax altus
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Nannocharax ansorgii Boulenger, 1911

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Nannocharax ansorgii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Nannocharax brevis Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax brevis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm TL

 
Nannocharax elongatus
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Nannocharax fasciatus Günther, 1867

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Nannocharax fasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Nannocharax fasciolaris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL

 
Nannocharax gracilis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Nannocharax hollyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Nannocharax intermedius
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Nannocharax latifasciatus Coenen & Teugels, 1989

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax latifasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Nannocharax lineomaculatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Nannocharax luapulae
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Nannocharax macropterus Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax macropterus
[Broad-barred citharine]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Nannocharax maculicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm TL

 
Nannocharax micros
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Nannocharax niloticus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Nannocharax occidentalis Daget, 1959

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax occidentalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL

 
Nannocharax ogoensis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Nannocharax parvus Pellegrin, 1906

Photo by RMCA
 
Nannocharax parvus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Nannocharax procatopus Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax procatopus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Nannocharax pteron
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Nannocharax reidi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus Van den Bergh, Teugels, Coenen & Ollevier, 1995

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Nannocharax schoutedeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Nannocharax signifer
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Nannocharax taenia
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Nannocharax usongo
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Nannocharax zebra
[]

Photo by Bornstein, A.

Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Neolebias ansorgii Boulenger, 1912

Photo by Bornstein, A.
 
Neolebias ansorgii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Neolebias axelrodi Poll & Gosse, 1963

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Neolebias axelrodi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Neolebias gossei
[]

Photo by Sonnenberg, R.

Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Neolebias gracilis Matthes, 1964

Photo by Sonnenberg, R.
 
Neolebias gracilis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Neolebias kerguennae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Neolebias lozii
[Banded neolebias]

Photo by Sonnenberg, R.

Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Neolebias philippei Poll & Gosse, 1963

Photo by Sonnenberg, R.
 
Neolebias philippei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Neolebias powelli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm TL

 
Neolebias spilotaenia
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Africa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Neolebias trewavasae Poll & Gosse, 1963

Photo by AquaNet
 
Neolebias trewavasae
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Neolebias trilineatus Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Neolebias trilineatus
[Threeline tetra]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Neolebias unifasciatus Steindachner, 1894

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Neolebias unifasciatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL

 
Paradistichodus dimidiatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Paraphago rostratus
[]

Photo by Mamonekene, V.

Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Phago boulengeri Schilthuis, 1891

Photo by Mamonekene, V.
 
Phago boulengeri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Phago intermedius
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Phago loricatus
[African pike-characin]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Xenocharax spilurus Günther, 1867

Photo by RMCA
 
Xenocharax spilurus
[]
99 Species of Family Distichodontidae
(Distichodus)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1929 Belonophago hutsebouti Africa 9.3 TL
1939 Belonophago tinanti Africa 12 TL
1954 Congocharax olbrechtsi Africa 3.7 TL
1873 Distichodus affinis Silver distichodus Africa 20 TL
1899 Distichodus altus Africa 15 TL
1891 Distichodus antonii Africa 80 TL
1898 Distichodus atroventralis Africa 29 TL
1864 Distichodus brevipinnis Africa 59 SL
1926 Distichodus decemmaculatus Africa 7.5 TL
1864 Distichodus engycephalus Perch Africa 40 SL
1898 Distichodus fasciolatus Sharktail distichodus Africa 60 TL
1900 Distichodus hypostomatus Africa 19.5 SL
1926 Distichodus kolleri Africa 19.5 SL
1917 Distichodus langi Africa 51 SL
1891 Distichodus lusosso Longsnout distichodus Africa 38 TL
1898 Distichodus maculatus Spotted citharinid Africa 31 TL
1852 Distichodus mossambicus Nkupe Africa 57 SL
1788 Distichodus nefasch Africa 83 TL
1899 Distichodus noboli Africa 19 TL
1867 Distichodus notospilus Africa 19.5 TL
1896 Distichodus petersii Africa 45 SL
1864 Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Africa 76 TL
1922 Distichodus rufigiensis Africa 17 TL
1852 Distichodus schenga Chessa Africa 50 SL
1897 Distichodus sexfasciatus Sixbar distichodus Africa 76 SL
2008 Distichodus teugelsi Africa 5.7 SL
1967 Dundocharax bidentatus Africa 1.9 SL
1898 Eugnathichthys eetveldii Africa 29 TL
1899 Eugnathichthys macroterolepis Africa 14.5 TL
2013 Eugnathichthys virgatus Africa 106 SL
1967 Hemigrammocharax angolensis Africa 3 SL
1967 Hemigrammocharax lineostriatus Africa 3 SL
1967 Hemigrammocharax machadoi Dwarf citharine Africa 4 SL
1933 Hemigrammocharax minutus Africa 2.7 SL
1936 Hemigrammocharax monardi Africa 4 TL
1923 Hemigrammocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Africa 6 TL
1907 Hemigrammocharax ocellicauda Africa 3.5 SL
2013 Hemigrammocharax rubensteini Africa 2.6 SL
1926 Hemigrammocharax uniocellatus Africa 2.8 SL
1933 Hemigrammocharax wittei Africa 4.8 TL
1968 Hemistichodus lootensi Africa 4.6 SL
1959 Hemistichodus mesmaekersi Africa 5.9 TL
1900 Hemistichodus vaillanti Africa 9.2 SL
1835 Ichthyborus besse Africa 25 TL
1930 Ichthyborus congolensis Africa 19.5 TL
1927 Ichthyborus monodi Africa 20.8 SL
1899 Ichthyborus ornatus Africa 18 TL
1904 Ichthyborus quadrilineatus West Africa 20.8 SL
1900 Mesoborus crocodilus Africa 25 SL
1917 Microstomatichthyoborus bashforddeani Africa 7.5 TL
1937 Microstomatichthyoborus katangae Africa 5.4 TL
2003 Nannaethiops bleheri Africa 2.2 SL
1872 Nannaethiops unitaeniatus Oneline tetra Africa 6.2 TL
1930 Nannocharax altus Africa 5.8 TL
1911 Nannocharax ansorgii Africa 3.7 SL
1902 Nannocharax brevis Africa 4.5 TL
1900 Nannocharax elongatus Africa 8.2 TL
1867 Nannocharax fasciatus Africa 6.6 SL
1927 Nannocharax fasciolaris Africa 3.4 TL
1939 Nannocharax gracilis Africa 4.3 TL
1936 Nannocharax hollyi Africa 3.2 SL
1903 Nannocharax intermedius Africa 5.6 SL
1989 Nannocharax latifasciatus Africa 4.9 SL
1960 Nannocharax lineomaculatus Africa 3.9 SL
1915 Nannocharax luapulae Africa 4.4 TL
1926 Nannocharax macropterus Broad-barred citharine Africa 6 SL
1981 Nannocharax maculicauda Africa 3 SL
1936 Nannocharax micros Africa 2.7 TL
1835 Nannocharax niloticus Africa 4.7 SL
1959 Nannocharax occidentalis Africa 5.8 SL
1911 Nannocharax ogoensis Africa 4.2 TL
1906 Nannocharax parvus Africa 5.3 SL
1920 Nannocharax procatopus Africa 8 TL
1936 Nannocharax pteron Africa 5.8 TL
2004 Nannocharax reidi Africa 6.4 SL
1995 Nannocharax rubrolabiatus Africa 6.1 SL
1939 Nannocharax schoutedeni Africa 4.5 TL
2010 Nannocharax signifer Africa 6 SL
1902 Nannocharax taenia Africa 7 TL
2009 Nannocharax usongo Africa 4.4 SL
2009 Nannocharax zebra Africa 4.1 SL
1912 Neolebias ansorgii Africa 2.6 SL
1963 Neolebias axelrodi Africa 1.8 SL
1964 Neolebias gossei Africa 2.8 SL
1964 Neolebias gracilis Africa 3.9 SL
1980 Neolebias kerguennae Africa 2.7 SL
1993 Neolebias lozii Banded neolebias Africa 1.8 SL
1963 Neolebias philippei Africa 2.9 SL
1990 Neolebias powelli Africa 1.6 SL
1912 Neolebias spilotaenia Africa 3.3 TL
1963 Neolebias trewavasae Africa 4.1 SL
1899 Neolebias trilineatus Threeline tetra Africa 3.3 SL
1894 Neolebias unifasciatus Africa 4.2 SL
1904 Paradistichodus dimidiatus Africa 7.6 TL
1899 Paraphago rostratus Africa 13 TL
1891 Phago boulengeri Africa 17 TL
1899 Phago intermedius Africa 16 TL
1865 Phago loricatus African pike-characin Africa 16.5 SL
1867 Xenocharax spilurus Africa 26 TL



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