Anostomus

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Not to be confused with the bird genus Anastomus.
Anostomus
Anostomus anostomus Armbruster.jpg
Anostomus anostomus, (striped headstander)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae
Genus: Anostomus
Scopoli, 1777
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Anostomus is a small genus of fish in the family Anostomidae found in South America. They are found in the Orinoco and Amazon Basin, as well as various rivers in the Guianas. The genus currently contains five described species. Petulanos was until recently included here.

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