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

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Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus amazonum
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South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL
Cynopotamus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1836)

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Cynopotamus argenteus
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South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Cynopotamus atratoensis (Eigenmann, 1907)

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Cynopotamus atratoensis
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Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus bipunctatus
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Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus essequibensis
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Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus gouldingi
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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus juruenae
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Max. Length 25.8 cm TL

 
Cynopotamus kincaidi
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South America
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Cynopotamus magdalenae (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Cynopotamus magdalenae
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South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Cynopotamus tocantinensis Menezes, 1987

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Cynopotamus tocantinensis
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Max. Length 23.7 cm SL

 
Cynopotamus venezuelae
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Max. Length 15.2 cm TL

 
Cynopotamus xinguano
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12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cynopotamus amazonum South America 17 SL 1868
Cynopotamus argenteus South America 29.5 SL 1836
Cynopotamus atratoensis South America 35 SL 1907
Cynopotamus bipunctatus South America 17.5 SL 1909
Cynopotamus essequibensis South America 16 SL 1912
Cynopotamus gouldingi South America 16.5 SL 1987
Cynopotamus juruenae South America 8.5 SL 1987
Cynopotamus kincaidi South America 25.8 TL 1950
Cynopotamus magdalenae South America 40 SL 1879
Cynopotamus tocantinensis South America 21 SL 1987
Cynopotamus venezuelae South America 23.7 SL 1944
Cynopotamus xinguano South America 15.2 TL 2007



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