Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Characidae Characins



(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



1139 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 5 Next All Jump to:



South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Acanthocharax microlepis Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acanthocharax microlepis
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Acestrocephalus acutus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus acutus
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Acestrocephalus anomalus (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Acestrocephalus anomalus
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus boehlkei Menezes, 1977

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus boehlkei
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Acestrocephalus maculosus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus maculosus
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Acestrocephalus pallidus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus pallidus
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Acestrocephalus sardina (Fowler, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus sardina
[]



South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Acestrocephalus stigmatus Menezes, 2006

Photo by Photo by Menezes, N.A.
 
Acestrocephalus stigmatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Acinocheirodon melanogramma
[]



South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Acrobrycon ipanquianus (Cope, 1877)

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Acrobrycon ipanquianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon ortii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Acrobrycon starnesi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Amazonspinther dalmata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharacidium bolivianum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm

 
Aphyocharacidium melandetum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax agassizii
[]



South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Aphyocharax alburnus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria
 
Aphyocharax alburnus
[Goldencrown tetra]



South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Aphyocharax anisitsi Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax anisitsi
[Bloodfin tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm

 
Aphyocharax colifax
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Aphyocharax dentatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax dentatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm
Aphyocharax erythrurus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax erythrurus
[Flametail tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax gracilis
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aphyocharax nattereri (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aphyocharax nattereri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax pusillus
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Aphyocharax rathbuni Eigenmann, 1907

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphyocharax rathbuni
[Redflank bloodfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax yekwanae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Aphyodite apiaka
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm

 
Aphyodite grammica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Aphyodite tupebas
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Argopleura chocoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Argopleura conventus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Argopleura diquensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Argopleura magdalenensis (Eigenmann, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Roa Fuentes, C.A.
 
Argopleura magdalenensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Astyanacinus moorii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Astyanacinus multidens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Astyanacinus yariguies
[]



South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Astyanax abramis (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Hawkins, B. Waterhouse
 
Astyanax abramis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax acatlanensis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Astyanax aeneus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Molina, A.
 
Astyanax aeneus
[Banded tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax ajuricaba
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax altior
[Yucatan tetra]



South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Astyanax altiparanae Garutti & Britski, 2000

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax altiparanae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax angustifrons
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax anterior
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Astyanax aramburui Protogino, Miquelarena & López, 2006

Photo by Photo by Protogino, L.C.
 
Astyanax aramburui
[]



South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Astyanax argyrimarginatus Garutti, 1999

Photo by Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax argyrimarginatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astyanax asuncionensis Géry, 1972

Photo by Photo by Cavallaro, M.R./Froehlich, O.
 
Astyanax asuncionensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax atratoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Astyanax aurocaudatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax bacalarensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax bagual
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Astyanax baileyi (Rosen, 1972)

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Astyanax baileyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax bifasciatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Astyanax bimaculatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Astyanax bimaculatus
[Twospot astyanax]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax biotae
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm TL
Astyanax bockmanni Vari & Castro, 2007

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Astyanax bockmanni
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax bourgeti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax brachypterygium
[]



Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Astyanax bransfordii (Gill, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Astyanax bransfordii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Astyanax brevirhinus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Astyanax burgerai Zanata & Camelier, 2009

Photo by Photo by Zanata, A.M.
 
Astyanax burgerai
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax caucanus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax chaparae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax chico
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax clavitaeniatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax cocibolca
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax cordovae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax correntinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax courensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax cremnobates
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax cubilhuitz
[]



South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Astyanax daguae Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Astyanax daguae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax depressirostris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax dissensus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax dissimilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax dnophos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax dorioni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Astyanax douradilho
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.4 cm TL

 
Astyanax eigenmanniorum
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax elachylepis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax endy
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax epiagos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax eremus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax erythropterus
[]



North, Central and South
Max. Length 17.1 cm TL
Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819)

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Astyanax fasciatus
[Banded astyanax]
No picture found


 
Astyanax fasslii
[]



South America

Astyanax festae (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Astyanax festae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax filiferus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax gisleni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Astyanax giton
[]



South America

Astyanax goyacensis Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Photo by Garutti, G.F.
 
Astyanax goyacensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Astyanax goyanensis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax gracilior
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax guaporensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax guaricana
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Astyanax guianensis Eigenmann, 1909

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax guianensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Astyanax gymnodontus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax gymnogenys
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax hamatilis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax hastatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax henseli
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax hermosus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax integer
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Astyanax intermedius Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Astyanax intermedius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax ita
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax jacobinae
[Piaba]



South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Astyanax jacuhiensis (Cope, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Astyanax jacuhiensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Astyanax janeiroensis Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax janeiroensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax jenynsii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Astyanax joaovitori
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax jordanensis
[]



North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Astyanax jordani (Hubbs & Innes, 1936)

Photo by Photo by Freiberg, J.
 
Astyanax jordani
[]



South America

Astyanax kennedyi Géry, 1964

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax kennedyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax keronolepis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax kompi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax kullanderi
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Astyanax lacustris (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Astyanax lacustris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax latens
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax laticeps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax leonidas
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Astyanax leopoldi Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1988

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax leopoldi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astyanax lineatus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax longior
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax longirhinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Astyanax macal
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax maculisquamis
[]



South America
Max. Length 17.3 cm SL
Astyanax magdalenae Eigenmann & Henn, 1916

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Astyanax magdalenae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax marionae
[]



South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Astyanax maximus (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Astyanax maximus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax megaspilura
[]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Astyanax mexicanus (De Filippi, 1853)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Astyanax mexicanus
[Mexican tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax microlepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax microschemos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax minor
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax multidens
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax mutator
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax myersi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Astyanax nasutus
[]



Central America

Astyanax nicaraguensis Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Astyanax nicaraguensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax novae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax obscurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax ocotal
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax ojiara
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax orbignyanus
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Astyanax orthodus Eigenmann, 1907

Photo by Photo by Pacheco Chaves, B.
 
Astyanax orthodus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax pampa
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax paraguayensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm TL
Astyanax parahybae Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax parahybae
[]



South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Astyanax paranae Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Astyanax paranae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax paranahybae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax paris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax pedri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Astyanax pelecus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Astyanax pellegrini
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax pirabitira
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax pirapuan
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax poetzschkei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax procerus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Astyanax puka
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax pynandi
[]



South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Astyanax ribeirae Eigenmann, 1911

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax ribeirae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Astyanax rioverde
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Astyanax rivularis (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Astyanax rivularis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax robustus
[]



Central and South America

Astyanax ruberrimus Eigenmann, 1913

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Astyanax ruberrimus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax rupununi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax saguazu
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax saltor
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Astyanax salvatoris
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Astyanax scabripinnis (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Astyanax scabripinnis
[]



South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Astyanax schubarti Britski, 1964

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Astyanax schubarti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Astyanax scintillans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Astyanax serratus
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Astyanax siapae Garutti, 2003

Photo by Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Astyanax siapae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Astyanax stenohalinus
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax stilbe
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax superbus
[]



South America

Astyanax symmetricus Eigenmann, 1908

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Astyanax symmetricus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Astyanax taeniatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax tamiahua
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax tehuacanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Astyanax totae
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax trierythropterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Astyanax troya
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax tumbayaensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax tupi
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Astyanax turmalinensis Triques, Vono & Caiafa, 2003

Photo by Photo by Triques, M.L.
 
Astyanax turmalinensis
[]
No picture found


 
Astyanax unitaeniatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax utiariti
[]



South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Astyanax validus Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991

Photo by Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Astyanax validus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Astyanax varzeae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Astyanax venezuelae
[]



South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Astyanax vermilion Zanata & Camelier, 2009

Photo by Photo by Zanata, A.M.
 
Astyanax vermilion
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Astyanax villwocki Zarske & Géry, 1999

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Astyanax villwocki
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Astyanax xavante Garutti & Venere, 2009

Photo by Photo by Garutti, G.F.
 
Astyanax xavante
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Astyanax xiru
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm

 
Atopomesus pachyodus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Attonitus bounites
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Attonitus ephimeros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Attonitus irisae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Aulixidens eugeniae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Axelrodia lindeae
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Axelrodia riesei Géry, 1966

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Axelrodia riesei
[Ruby tetra]



South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Axelrodia stigmatias (Fowler, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Axelrodia stigmatias
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Bario steindachneri
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Boehlkea fredcochui Géry, 1966

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Boehlkea fredcochui
[Cochu's blue tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Boehlkea weitzmani
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Brachychalcinus copei (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Brachychalcinus copei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus nummus
[]



South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Brachychalcinus orbicularis (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brachychalcinus orbicularis
[Discus tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus parnaibae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Brachychalcinus reisi
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Brachychalcinus retrospina Boulenger, 1892

Photo by Photo by Pereira, R.C.
 
Brachychalcinus retrospina
[]



North America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Bramocharax caballeroi Contreras-Balderas & Rivera-Teillery, 1985

Photo by Photo by Estrada Anaya, R.A.
 
Bramocharax caballeroi
[Catemaco characin]



South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Brittanichthys axelrodi Géry, 1965

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Brittanichthys axelrodi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Brittanichthys myersi
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Bryconacidnus ellisae (Pearson, 1924)

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconacidnus ellisae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus hemigrammus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bryconacidnus paipayensis
[]
No picture found


 
Bryconadenos tanaothoros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Bryconadenos weitzmani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus agna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus alfredae
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Bryconamericus alpha Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Bryconamericus alpha
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus andresoi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus andresoi
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Bryconamericus arilepis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus arilepis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus bayano (Fink, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus bayano
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bolivianus
[]



South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Bryconamericus brevirostris (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Bryconamericus brevirostris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus bucayensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus caldasi
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus carlosi Román-Valencia, 2003

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus carlosi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus caucanus
[]



South America

Bryconamericus charalae Román-Valencia, 2005

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus charalae
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Bryconamericus cinarucoense Román-Valencia, Taphorn & Ruiz-C., 2008

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cinarucoense
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Bryconamericus cismontanus Eigenmann, 1914

Photo by Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Bryconamericus cismontanus
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Bryconamericus cristiani Román-Valencia, 1999

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus cristiani
[]



South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL
Bryconamericus dahli Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus dahli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Bryconamericus deuterodonoides
[]



South America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Bryconamericus diaphanus (Cope, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Bryconamericus diaphanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus ecuadorensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus eigenmanni
[]



Central and South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus emperador (Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Bryconamericus emperador
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Bryconamericus exodon
[]



South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bryconamericus foncensis Román-Valencia, Vanegas-Ríos & Ruiz-C., 2009

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus foncensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Bryconamericus galvisi Román-Valencia, 2000

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus galvisi
[]



Central America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Bryconamericus gonzalezi Román-Valencia, 2002

Photo by Photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.
 
Bryconamericus gonzalezi
[]



1139 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 5 Next All Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthocharax microlepis South America 8.5 SL 1912
Acestrocephalus acutus South America 10.4 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus anomalus South America 20 SL 1880
Acestrocephalus boehlkei South America 13.5 SL 1977
Acestrocephalus maculosus South America 7.9 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatus South America 9.3 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus pallidus South America 6.1 SL 2006
Acestrocephalus sardina South America 13.5 SL 1913
Acestrocephalus stigmatus South America 13.5 TL 2006
Acinocheirodon melanogramma South America 3.8 SL 1999
Acrobrycon ipanquianus South America 12 SL 1877
Acrobrycon ortii South America 6.1 SL 2014
Acrobrycon starnesi South America 7.3 SL 2014
Amazonspinther dalmata South America 2.0 SL 2008
Aphyocharacidium bolivianum South America 3.4 SL 1973
Aphyocharacidium melandetum South America 3.5 1912
Aphyocharax agassizii South America 3.3 SL 1882
Aphyocharax alburnus Goldencrown tetra South America 8 1869
Aphyocharax anisitsi Bloodfin tetra South America 5.5 TL 1903
Aphyocharax colifax South America 5.0 1991
Aphyocharax dentatus South America 7.2 SL 1903
Aphyocharax erythrurus Flametail tetra South America 5.8 1912
Aphyocharax gracilis South America 5.4 SL 1940
Aphyocharax nattereri South America 3.1 SL 1882
Aphyocharax pusillus South America 6.3 SL 1868
Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin South America 2.7 SL 1907
Aphyocharax yekwanae South America 5.6 SL 2003
Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus South America 4.8 TL 1915
Aphyodite apiaka South America 3.1 SL 2017
Aphyodite grammica South America 3.2 1912
Aphyodite tupebas South America 2.6 SL 2017
Argopleura chocoensis South America 5.3 SL 1913
Argopleura conventus South America 3.6 SL 1913
Argopleura diquensis South America 4.7 SL 1913
Argopleura magdalenensis South America 5.3 SL 1913
Astyanacinus moorii South America 10 SL 1892
Astyanacinus multidens South America 14 TL 1924
Astyanacinus yariguies South America 7.7 SL 2012
Astyanax abramis South America 14 SL 1842
Astyanax acatlanensis Central America 7.5 SL 2017
Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra Central America 12 SL 1860
Astyanax ajuricaba South America 9.5 SL 2009
Astyanax altior Yucatan tetra North America 1936
Astyanax altiparanae South America 16.4 TL 2000
Astyanax angustifrons Central America 1908
Astyanax anterior South America 11.1 SL 1908
Astyanax aramburui South America 6.1 SL 2006
Astyanax argyrimarginatus South America 4.5 SL 1999
Astyanax asuncionensis South America 15 SL 1972
Astyanax atratoensis South America 10.3 SL 1907
Astyanax aurocaudatus South America 6 SL 1913
Astyanax bacalarensis Central America 9.5 SL 2017
Astyanax bagual South America 7.8 SL 2015
Astyanax baileyi Central America 6.8 SL 1972
Astyanax bifasciatus South America 12.9 SL 2010
Astyanax bimaculatus Twospot astyanax South America 17.5 TL 1758
Astyanax biotae South America 5.2 SL 2004
Astyanax bockmanni South America 17.3 TL 2007
Astyanax bourgeti South America 1908
Astyanax brachypterygium South America 6.4 SL 2001
Astyanax bransfordii Central America 15 SL 1877
Astyanax brevirhinus South America 10 TL 1908
Astyanax burgerai South America 5.4 SL 2009
Astyanax caucanus South America 1879
Astyanax chaparae South America 1943
Astyanax chico South America 2004
Astyanax clavitaeniatus South America 7.2 SL 2003
Astyanax cocibolca Central America 5.4 SL 2008
Astyanax cordovae South America 1880
Astyanax correntinus South America 1891
Astyanax courensis South America 7.2 SL 2010
Astyanax cremnobates South America 8.9 SL 2001
Astyanax cubilhuitz Central America 5.3 SL 2017
Astyanax daguae South America 4 TL 1913
Astyanax depressirostris South America 1908
Astyanax dissensus South America 8.4 SL 2013
Astyanax dissimilis South America 13.6 SL 2010
Astyanax dnophos South America 3.3 SL 2004
Astyanax dorioni Central America 19.3 SL 1970
Astyanax douradilho South America 9 SL 2014
Astyanax eigenmanniorum South America 14.4 TL 1894
Astyanax elachylepis South America 2005
Astyanax endy South America 2006
Astyanax epiagos South America 5.9 SL 2008
Astyanax eremus South America 9.9 SL 2014
Astyanax erythropterus South America 1891
Astyanax fasciatus Banded astyanax North, Central and South 17.1 TL 1819
Astyanax fasslii South America 1915
Astyanax festae South America 1898
Astyanax filiferus South America 8.5 SL 1913
Astyanax gisleni South America 1943
Astyanax giton South America 8 TL 1908
Astyanax goyacensis South America 1908
Astyanax goyanensis South America 9 SL 1944
Astyanax gracilior South America 1908
Astyanax guaporensis South America 1911
Astyanax guaricana South America 9.6 SL 2013
Astyanax guianensis South America 6 TL 1909
Astyanax gymnodontus South America 17 SL 1911
Astyanax gymnogenys South America 11.5 SL 1911
Astyanax hamatilis South America 4.4 SL 2014
Astyanax hastatus South America 1928
Astyanax henseli South America 11.1 SL 2006
Astyanax hermosus South America 2005
Astyanax integer South America 1930
Astyanax intermedius South America 7.3 SL 1908
Astyanax ita South America 6.1 SL 2002
Astyanax jacobinae Piaba Astyanax jacobinae 5.1 SL 2008
Astyanax jacuhiensis South America 14.5 SL 1894
Astyanax janeiroensis South America 11.4 SL 1908
Astyanax jenynsii South America 7.6 SL 1877
Astyanax joaovitori South America 7.7 SL 2017
Astyanax jordanensis South America 7.6 SL 2009
Astyanax jordani North America 10 TL 1936
Astyanax kennedyi South America 1964
Astyanax keronolepis South America 10.4 SL 2019
Astyanax kompi Central America 1938
Astyanax kullanderi South America 8.8 SL 1995
Astyanax lacustris South America 7.7 TL 1875
Astyanax latens South America 4.4 SL 2004
Astyanax laticeps South America 8.9 SL 1894
Astyanax leonidas South America 4.6 SL 2002
Astyanax leopoldi South America 6 TL 1988
Astyanax lineatus South America 12 SL 1891
Astyanax longior South America 1878
Astyanax longirhinus South America 18.6 SL 2010
Astyanax macal Central America 6.7 SL 2017
Astyanax maculisquamis South America 7.6 SL 1997
Astyanax magdalenae South America 17.3 SL 1916
Astyanax marionae South America 9.1 SL 1911
Astyanax maximus South America 25 TL 1876
Astyanax megaspilura South America 1944
Astyanax mexicanus Mexican tetra North America 12 TL 1853
Astyanax microlepis South America 9.1 SL 1913
Astyanax microschemos South America 5.5 SL 2006
Astyanax minor South America 10.8 SL 2010
Astyanax multidens South America 1908
Astyanax mutator South America 1909
Astyanax myersi South America 1950
Astyanax nasutus Central America 10 TL 1907
Astyanax nicaraguensis Central America 1907
Astyanax novae South America 3.3 SL 1911
Astyanax obscurus South America 1870
Astyanax ocotal Central America 10.5 SL 2017
Astyanax ojiara South America 5.1 SL 2000
Astyanax orbignyanus South America 1850
Astyanax orthodus South America 10.8 SL 1907
Astyanax pampa South America 6.2 SL 2005
Astyanax paraguayensis South America 1918
Astyanax parahybae South America 16.9 TL 1908
Astyanax paranae South America 16.4 TL 1914
Astyanax paranahybae South America 1911
Astyanax paris South America 8.6 SL 2002
Astyanax pedri South America 7.8 SL 1908
Astyanax pelecus South America 6 SL 2006
Astyanax pellegrini South America 8 SL 1907
Astyanax pirabitira South America 9.1 SL 2013
Astyanax pirapuan South America 2011
Astyanax poetzschkei South America 1932
Astyanax procerus South America 11.9 SL 2013
Astyanax puka South America 5.0 SL 2007
Astyanax pynandi South America 2003
Astyanax ribeirae South America 8 TL 1911
Astyanax rioverde Central America 7.5 SL 2017
Astyanax rivularis South America 9.9 SL 1875
Astyanax robustus Central America 1912
Astyanax ruberrimus Central and South America 1913
Astyanax rupununi South America 4.8 SL 1914
Astyanax saguazu South America 9.2 SL 2003
Astyanax saltor South America 5.9 SL 1960
Astyanax salvatoris Central America 6.1 SL 2017
Astyanax scabripinnis South America 7.8 SL 1842
Astyanax schubarti South America 9 SL 1964
Astyanax scintillans South America 3.0 SL 1928
Astyanax serratus South America 12 SL 2010
Astyanax siapae South America 9.4 SL 2003
Astyanax stenohalinus South America 7.8 SL 1962
Astyanax stilbe South America 1870
Astyanax superbus South America 1942
Astyanax symmetricus South America 1908
Astyanax taeniatus South America 9.6 SL 1842
Astyanax tamiahua Central America 6.3 SL 2017
Astyanax tehuacanensis Central Ameica 7.4 SL 2017
Astyanax totae South America 8.2 SL 2005
Astyanax trierythropterus South America 1970
Astyanax troya South America 7.4 SL 2002
Astyanax tumbayaensis South America 2005
Astyanax tupi South America 7.3 SL 2003
Astyanax turmalinensis South America 6.5 SL 2003
Astyanax unitaeniatus South America 1998
Astyanax utiariti South America 7.9 SL 2007
Astyanax validus South America 15 TL 1991
Astyanax varzeae South America 8.3 SL 2007
Astyanax venezuelae South America 5 TL 1944
Astyanax vermilion South America 4.3 SL 2009
Astyanax villwocki South America 11.4 SL 1999
Astyanax xavante South America 6.0 SL 2009
Astyanax xiru South America 10.9 SL 2013
Atopomesus pachyodus South America 4.3 1927
Attonitus bounites South America 5.7 SL 2000
Attonitus ephimeros South America 5.0 SL 2000
Attonitus irisae South America 4.6 SL 2000
Aulixidens eugeniae South America 4.3 SL 1952
Axelrodia lindeae South America 2.1 SL 1973
Axelrodia riesei Ruby tetra South America 2.1 SL 1966
Axelrodia stigmatias South America 2.5 SL 1913
Bario steindachneri South America 9 SL 1893
Boehlkea fredcochui Cochu's blue tetra South America 5.4 TL 1966
Boehlkea weitzmani South America 3.5 SL 2017
Brachychalcinus copei South America 7.3 SL 1882
Brachychalcinus nummus South America 8.4 SL 1958
Brachychalcinus orbicularis Discus tetra South America 9 SL 1850
Brachychalcinus parnaibae South America 7.2 SL 1989
Brachychalcinus reisi South America 6.1 SL 2017
Brachychalcinus retrospina South America 6.9 SL 1892
Bramocharax caballeroi Catemaco characin North America 13.8 SL 1985
Brittanichthys axelrodi South America 2.8 SL 1965
Brittanichthys myersi South America 3.2 SL 1965
Bryconacidnus ellisae South America 3.8 SL 1924
Bryconacidnus hemigrammus South America 4 SL 1924
Bryconacidnus paipayensis South America 5 SL 1929
Bryconadenos tanaothoros South America 2005
Bryconadenos weitzmani South America 4.1 SL 2009
Bryconamericus agna South America 6.5 SL 2001
Bryconamericus alfredae South America 6.6 TL 1927
Bryconamericus alpha South America 7.6 TL 1914
Bryconamericus andresoi South America 7.1 SL 2003
Bryconamericus arilepis South America 7.1 SL 2008
Bryconamericus bayano Central America 5.7 SL 1976
Bryconamericus bolivianus South America 6.8 SL 1924
Bryconamericus brevirostris South America 9.5 TL 1860
Bryconamericus bucayensis South America 8.7 SL 2013
Bryconamericus caldasi South America 7.3 SL 2014
Bryconamericus carlosi South America 5.7 SL 2003
Bryconamericus caucanus South America 8.8 TL 1913
Bryconamericus charalae South America 2005
Bryconamericus cinarucoense South America 3.7 SL 2008
Bryconamericus cismontanus South America 6 SL 1914
Bryconamericus cristiani South America 6.9 SL 1999
Bryconamericus dahli South America 8.0 SL 2000
Bryconamericus deuterodonoides South America 5 TL 1914
Bryconamericus diaphanus South America 13 TL 1878
Bryconamericus ecai South America 7.5 SL 2004
Bryconamericus ecuadorensis South America 8.3 SL 2015
Bryconamericus eigenmanni South America 6.1 SL 1906
Bryconamericus emperador Central and South America 10.4 SL 1907
Bryconamericus exodon South America 5.7 SL 1907
Bryconamericus foncensis South America 8.3 SL 2009
Bryconamericus galvisi South America 7.6 SL 2000
Bryconamericus gonzalezi Central America 7.4 SL 2002



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013