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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Oligosarcus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oligosarcus acutirostris South America 16 SL 1987
Oligosarcus amome South America 12.5 SL 2015
Oligosarcus argenteus South America 10.5 SL 1864
Oligosarcus bolivianus South America 14.7 SL 1940
Oligosarcus brevioris South America 28 TL 1987
Oligosarcus hepsetus South America 32 TL 1829
Oligosarcus itau South America 2011
Oligosarcus jacuiensis South America 20.5 SL 2010
Oligosarcus jenynsii South America 31 TL 1864
Oligosarcus longirostris South America 29.5 SL 1983
Oligosarcus macrolepis South America 7.7 SL 1877
Oligosarcus menezesi South America 13.8 SL 1996
Oligosarcus oligolepis South America 11.2 SL 1867
Oligosarcus paranensis South America 20.5 SL 1983
Oligosarcus perdido South America 9.8 SL 2007
Oligosarcus pintoi South America 8.8 SL 1945
Oligosarcus planaltinae South America 9.9 SL 1983
Oligosarcus platensis South America 9.7 SL 1962
Oligosarcus robustus South America 31.3 TL 1969
Oligosarcus schindleri South America 8.2 SL 1983
Oligosarcus solitarius South America 16.2 SL 1987
Oligosarcus varii South America 19.7 SL 2015



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