List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Brazil
n = 3546
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Table 1: 3512 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 17 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 17 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 3546 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 3: 17 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name
Siluriformes Loricariidae Ancistrus cirrhosusmisidentification Jumbie teta Cascudo roseta 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla anguillanot established European eel Enguia 
Anguilliformes Anguillidae Anguilla japonicanot established Japanese eel Enguia 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Apistogramma amoenamisidentification Pleasant cichlid  
Characiformes Bryconidae Brycon cephalusmisidentification  Sábalo 
Siluriformes Callichthyidae Corydoras latusmisidentification   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla geayimisidentification Halfbanded pike cichlid  
Cichliformes Cichlidae Crenicichla saxatilismisidentification Ringtail pike cichlid Jacundà 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Geophagus surinamensismisidentification Redstriped eartheater Acará tinga 
Cypriniformes Xenocyprididae Hypophthalmichthys nobilisnot established Bighead carp Carpa-cabe├ža-grande 
Centrarchiformes Centrarchidae Lepomis macrochirusnot established Bluegill  
Centrarchiformes Centrarchidae Micropterus salmoidesnot established Largemouth black bass Black bass 
Characiformes Serrasalmidae Myleus pacumisidentification  Pacu dente 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Parachromis motaguensismisidentification False yellowjacket cichlid  
Siluriformes Doradidae Rhynchodoras woodsimisidentification   
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Salmo salarnot established Atlantic salmon  
Characiformes Characidae Thayeria ifatimisidentification   
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