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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Goodeidae Splitfins
Subfamily: Goodeinae
Genus: Characodon

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North America

Characodon audax Smith & Miller, 1986

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Characodon audax
[Bold characodon]
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Characodon garmani
[Parras characodon]



North America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Characodon lateralis Günther, 1866

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Characodon lateralis
[Rainbow characodon]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Characodon audax Bold characodon North America 1986
Characodon garmani Parras characodon Central America 1898
Characodon lateralis Rainbow characodon North America 5.5 TL 1866



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