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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Apteronotidae Ghost knifefishes
Subfamily: Apteronotinae
Genus: Sternarchella

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6 species
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Max. Length 18.5 cm TL

 
Sternarchella calhamazon
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Max. Length 25.3 cm TL

 
Sternarchella curvioperculata
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Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Sternarchella orthos
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sternarchella schotti (Steindachner, 1868)

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Sternarchella schotti
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Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Sternarchella sima
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Max. Length 22.4 cm TL

 
Sternarchella terminalis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sternarchella calhamazon South America 18.5 TL 2013
Sternarchella curvioperculata South America 25.3 TL 1968
Sternarchella orthos South America 30 TL 1994
Sternarchella schotti South America 40 TL 1868
Sternarchella sima South America 40 TL 1913
Sternarchella terminalis South America 22.4 TL 1942



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