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    • Characins
    • Piranhas, Tetras, and Relatives
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    • カラシン目
  • Scientific Names
    • Characiformes
  • Spanish
    • Pirañas

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Recent observations

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

ekmoody

Date

May 4, 2013 01:05 PM MDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

ekmoody

Date

June 20, 2012 12:45 AM MDT

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Wolf Fish Hoplias malabaricus

Observer

cullen

Date

January 8, 2017 09:33 PM AST

Description

Camp 1

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Characins Order Characiformes

Observer

zachary29

Date

December 28, 2015 06:50 AM MST

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

neild

Date

April 4, 2010 02:43 PM EDT

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:44 PM EST

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African Tigerfish Hydrocynus vittatus

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:43 PM EST

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:42 PM EST

Description

"bucktooth Tetra"

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:30 PM EST

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Red-bellied Piranha Pygocentrus nattereri

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:20 PM EST

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Black widow tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

Observer

givernykate

Date

November 19, 2016 11:55 AM NZDT

Description

Black Tetra in Pet Store

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Neon Tetra Paracheirodon innesi

Observer

givernykate

Date

December 15, 2016 12:11 PM NZDT

Description

Neon Tetra at Butterfly Creek

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Description from Wikipedia

The Characiformes are an order of ray-finned fish, comprising the characins and their allies. Grouped in 18 recognized families, there are a few thousand different species, including the well-known piranha and tetras.

No range data available.
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