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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Hypopomidae Bluntnose knifefishes

Genus: Brachyhypopomus

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28 species
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Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus alberti
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Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus arrayae
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Max. Length 12.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus batesi
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South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Brachyhypopomus beebei (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Brachyhypopomus beebei
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Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus belindae
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Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus benjamini
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South America
Max. Length 23.2 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus bennetti Sullivan, Zuanon & Cox Fernandes, 2013

Photo by Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.
 
Brachyhypopomus bennetti
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Max. Length 15.4 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus bombilla
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Max. Length 34.7 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus brevirostris
[Bluntnose knifefish]
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Max. Length 22.1 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus bullocki
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Max. Length 17.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus cunia
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Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus diazae
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South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm OT
Brachyhypopomus draco Giora, Malabarba & Crampton, 2008

Photo by Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Brachyhypopomus draco
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Max. Length 11.7 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus flavipomus
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South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Brachyhypopomus gauderio Giora & Malabarba, 2009

Photo by Photo by Corrêa, F.
 
Brachyhypopomus gauderio
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Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus hamiltoni
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Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus hendersoni
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Max. Length 18.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus janeiroensis
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Brachyhypopomus jureiae
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Max. Length 11.9 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus menezesi
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Central and South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis (Regan, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis
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Max. Length 20.3 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus palenque
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South America
Max. Length 18.6 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus (Hopkins, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Loureiro, M.
 
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus
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Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus provenzanoi
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Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus regani
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Max. Length 15.2 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus sullivani
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Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Brachyhypopomus verdii
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South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL
Brachyhypopomus walteri Sullivan, Zuanon & Cox Fernandes, 2013

Photo by Photo by John P. Sullivan et al.
 
Brachyhypopomus walteri
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachyhypopomus alberti South America 11.1 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus arrayae South America 16 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus batesi South America 12.1 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus beebei South America 32 SL 1944
Brachyhypopomus belindae South America 11 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus benjamini South America 13.5 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus bennetti South America 23.2 TL 2013
Brachyhypopomus bombilla South America 15.4 TL 2006
Brachyhypopomus brevirostris Bluntnose knifefish South America 34.7 TL 1868
Brachyhypopomus bullocki South America 22.1 TL 2009
Brachyhypopomus cunia South America 17.6 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus diazae South America 17.5 TL 1972
Brachyhypopomus draco South America 15.2 OT 2008
Brachyhypopomus flavipomus South America 11.7 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus gauderio South America 14.9 SL 2009
Brachyhypopomus hamiltoni South America 12.5 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus hendersoni South America 20.3 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus janeiroensis South America 18.6 TL 1992
Brachyhypopomus jureiae South America 2003
Brachyhypopomus menezesi South America 11.9 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis Central and South America 17.5 TL 1914
Brachyhypopomus palenque South America 20.3 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus South America 18.6 TL 1991
Brachyhypopomus provenzanoi South America 11 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus regani South America 15.6 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus sullivani South America 15.2 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus verdii South America 12 TL 2017
Brachyhypopomus walteri South America 17.5 TL 2013



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