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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Characinae
Genus: Charax

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Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Charax apurensis
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Charax awa
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Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Charax caudimaculatus
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Charax condei
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Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Charax delimai
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South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL
Charax gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Casacuberta, M.
 
Charax gibbosus
[Glass headstander]
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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Charax hemigrammus
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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Charax leticiae Lucena, 1987

Photo by Photo by Alves, C.B.M.
 
Charax leticiae
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Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Charax macrolepis
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Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Charax metae
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Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Charax michaeli
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Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Charax niger
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Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Charax notulatus
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South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Charax pauciradiatus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Charax pauciradiatus
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Charax rupununi
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South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Charax stenopterus (Cope, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Charax stenopterus
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Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Charax tectifer
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Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Charax unimaculatus
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18 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Charax apurensis South America 11.8 SL 1987
Charax awa South America 12 SL 2018
Charax caudimaculatus South America 9.7 SL 1987
Charax condei South America 5.4 SL 1976
Charax delimai South America 12.1 SL 2014
Charax gibbosus Glass headstander South America 14.4 TL 1758
Charax hemigrammus South America 3.3 SL 1912
Charax leticiae South America 10 SL 1987
Charax macrolepis South America 9.5 SL 1858
Charax metae South America 11 SL 1922
Charax michaeli South America 11.3 SL 1989
Charax niger South America 12.8 SL 1989
Charax notulatus South America 6.3 SL 1987
Charax pauciradiatus South America 10.1 SL 1864
Charax rupununi South America 4.5 SL 1912
Charax stenopterus South America 9.4 SL 1894
Charax tectifer South America 10 SL 1870
Charax unimaculatus South America 8.6 SL 1989



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