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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae Piranhas and pacus
Subfamily: Myleinae
Genus: Acnodon

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South America
Max. Length 19.9 cm TL
Acnodon normani Gosline, 1951

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Acnodon normani
[Sheep-pacu]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Acnodon oligacanthus (Müller & Troschel, 1844)

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Acnodon oligacanthus
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Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Acnodon senai
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acnodon normani Sheep-pacu South America 19.9 TL 1951
Acnodon oligacanthus South America 20 TL 1844
Acnodon senai South America 13.2 SL 1990



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