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

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South America
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Myloplus arnoldi Ahl, 1936

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Myloplus arnoldi
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South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Myloplus asterias (Müller & Troschel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by de Gasperis, F.
 
Myloplus asterias
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Myloplus levis (Eigenmann & McAtee, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Porcelli, D.
 
Myloplus levis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Myloplus lobatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 33.8 cm SL

 
Myloplus lucienae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Myloplus nigrolineatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 58 cm SL
Myloplus planquettei Jégu, Keith & Le Bail, 2003

Photo by Photo by Le Bail, P.-Y
 
Myloplus planquettei
[]



South America
Max. Length 40.7 cm TL
Myloplus rhomboidalis (Cuvier, 1818)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Myloplus rhomboidalis
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South America
Max. Length 41.5 cm TL
Myloplus rubripinnis (Müller & Troschel, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Myloplus rubripinnis
[Redhook myleus]



South America
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Myloplus schomburgkii (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Myloplus schomburgkii
[Disk tetra]



South America
Max. Length 23.1 cm SL
Myloplus ternetzi (Norman, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Myloplus ternetzi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Myloplus tiete
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South America

Myloplus torquatus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Myloplus torquatus
[]
No picture found


 
Myloplus zorroi
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14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myloplus arnoldi South America 33 TL 1936
Myloplus asterias South America 25 TL 1844
Myloplus levis South America 20 SL 1907
Myloplus lobatus South America 24.5 SL 1850
Myloplus lucienae South America 33.8 SL 2016
Myloplus nigrolineatus South America 23.8 SL 2020
Myloplus planquettei South America 58 SL 2003
Myloplus rhomboidalis South America 40.7 TL 1818
Myloplus rubripinnis Redhook myleus South America 41.5 TL 1844
Myloplus schomburgkii Disk tetra South America 42 SL 1841
Myloplus ternetzi South America 23.1 SL 1929
Myloplus tiete South America 16.3 SL 1900
Myloplus torquatus South America 1858
Myloplus zorroi South America 2016



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