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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Anostomus

(See list of species below)



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South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Anostomus anostomus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Anostomus anostomus
[Striped headstander]



South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Anostomus brevior Géry, 1961

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Anostomus brevior
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Anostomus longus
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South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Anostomus ternetzi Fernández-Yépez, 1949

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Anostomus ternetzi
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Anostomus ucayalensis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Anostomus anostomus Striped headstander South America 16 TL 1758
Anostomus brevior South America 12 SL 1961
Anostomus longus South America 1961
Anostomus ternetzi South America 12 TL 1949
Anostomus ucayalensis South America 1906



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