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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Brachypetersius

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Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Brachypetersius altus (Boulenger, 1899)

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Brachypetersius altus
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Africa
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Brachypetersius cadwaladeri (Fowler, 1930)

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Brachypetersius cadwaladeri
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Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Brachypetersius gabonensis Poll, 1967

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Brachypetersius gabonensis
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Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Brachypetersius huloti (Poll, 1954)

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Brachypetersius huloti
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Africa
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Brachypetersius notospilus (Pellegrin, 1930)

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Brachypetersius notospilus
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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Brachypetersius pseudonummifer Poll, 1967

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Brachypetersius pseudonummifer
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachypetersius altus Africa 6.5 TL 1899
Brachypetersius cadwaladeri Africa 4.3 TL 1930
Brachypetersius gabonensis Africa 7 SL 1967
Brachypetersius huloti Africa 7 TL 1954
Brachypetersius notospilus Africa 7.4 TL 1930
Brachypetersius pseudonummifer Africa 8 TL 1967



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