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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Characinae
Genus: Acestrocephalus

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South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Acestrocephalus acutus Menezes, 2006

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Acestrocephalus acutus
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South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acestrocephalus anomalus (Steindachner, 1880)

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Acestrocephalus anomalus
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South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus boehlkei Menezes, 1977

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Acestrocephalus boehlkei
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South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Acestrocephalus maculosus Menezes, 2006

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Acestrocephalus maculosus
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South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus Menezes, 2006

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Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus
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South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Acestrocephalus pallidus Menezes, 2006

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Acestrocephalus pallidus
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South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus sardina (Fowler, 1913)

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Acestrocephalus sardina
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South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Acestrocephalus stigmatus Menezes, 2006

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Acestrocephalus stigmatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acestrocephalus acutus South America 10.4 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus anomalus South America 20 SL 1880
Acestrocephalus boehlkei South America 13.5 SL 1977
Acestrocephalus maculosus South America 7.9 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus South America 9.3 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus pallidus South America 6.1 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus sardina South America 13.5 SL 1913
Acestrocephalus stigmatus South America 13.5 TL 2006



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