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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Serrasalmidae

Genus: Myleus

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South America

 
Myleus altipinnis
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South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Myleus knerii
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South America

 
Myleus latus
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Photo by Alves, C.B.M.

South America
Max. Length 27.6 cm SL
Myleus micans (Lütken, 1875)

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Myleus micans
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Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Myleus pacu (Jardine, 1841)

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Myleus pacu
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Photo by Castro-Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Myleus setiger Müller & Troschel, 1844

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Myleus setiger
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Myleus altipinnis South America 1850
Myleus knerii South America 12.1 SL 1881
Myleus latus South America 1841
Myleus micans South America 27.6 SL 1875
Myleus pacu South America 20 TL 1841
Myleus setiger South America 27 SL 1844



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