Aphyocharax

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Aphyocharax
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Subfamily: Cheirodontinae
Genus: Aphyocharax
Günther, 1868

Aphyocharax is a genus of characins from South America, specifically the Amazon, Orinoco, Essequibo, Paraguay and Paraná basins. The 12 currently described species in this genus are:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Aphyocharax in FishBase. October 2011 version.