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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gymnotiformes
Family: Hypopomidae Bluntnose knifefishes

Genus: Microsternarchus

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2 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Microsternarchus bilineatus
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Photo by Cox Fernandes, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Microsternarchus brevis Cox Fernandes, Nogueira, Williston & Alves-Gomes, 2015

Photo by Cox Fernandes, C.
 
Microsternarchus brevis
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2 Species of Family Hypopomidae with Genus Microsternarchus
(Bluntnose knifefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1968 Microsternarchus bilineatus South America 12 TL
2015 Microsternarchus brevis South America 5.3 TL



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