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Family: Acestrorhynchidae Smallscale pike characins
Subfamily: Heterocharacinae


(See list of species below)



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6 species
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South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Gnathocharax steindachneri Fowler, 1913

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Gnathocharax steindachneri
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South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Heterocharax leptogrammus Toledo-Piza, 2000

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Heterocharax leptogrammus
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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Heterocharax macrolepis Eigenmann, 1912

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Heterocharax macrolepis
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South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Heterocharax virgulatus Toledo-Piza, 2000

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Heterocharax virgulatus
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South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Hoplocharax goethei Géry, 1966

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Hoplocharax goethei
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Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Lonchogenys ilisha
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gnathocharax steindachneri South America 5 SL 1913
Heterocharax leptogrammus South America 3.4 SL 2000
Heterocharax macrolepis South America 4.8 SL 1912
Heterocharax virgulatus South America 4.1 SL 2000
Hoplocharax goethei South America 3 SL 1966
Lonchogenys ilisha South America 6 SL 1927



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