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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Phenacogrammus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Phenacogrammus aurantiacus Africa 10 TL 1930
Phenacogrammus bleheri Africa 6.3 SL 1995
Phenacogrammus deheyni Africa 10 TL 1945
Phenacogrammus interruptus Congo tetra Africa 8 TL 1899
Phenacogrammus major Africa 9.5 SL 1903
Phenacogrammus polli Africa 3.2 TL 1961
Phenacogrammus stigmatura Africa 5.4 TL 1936
Phenacogrammus taeniatus Africa 4 SL 1996
Phenacogrammus urotaenia Africa 7 TL 1909



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