Freshwater Fish Species in Amazon River [South America]

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Fish Species in Amazon


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=804]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Abramites hypselonotus Anostomidae pelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Acanthicus hystrix Loricariidae demersal 65 TL 2.7 native
Acanthodoras cataphractus Doradidae demersal 15 TL 2.0 native
Acanthodoras spinosissimus Doradidae demersal 17 TL 3.3 native
Acarichthys heckelii Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Acaronia nassa Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.7 native
Acestrocephalus boehlkei Characidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.0 native
Acestrorhynchus abbreviatus Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.8 native
Acestrorhynchus altus Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 29 TL 4.5 native
Acestrorhynchus falcatus Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 34 TL 4.5 native
Acestrorhynchus falcirostris Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 40 TL 4.5 native
Acestrorhynchus heterolepis Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 40 TL 4.5 native
Acestrorhynchus lacustris Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 33 TL 4.6 native
Acestrorhynchus microlepis Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 32 TL 4.5 native
Acestrorhynchus minimus Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Acestrorhynchus nasutus Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Achiropsis nattereri Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Acrobrycon ipanquianus Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Adontosternarchus balaenops Apteronotidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.4 native
Aequidens diadema Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Aequidens mauesanus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Aequidens pallidus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.2 native
Aequidens patricki Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.7 native
Aequidens tetramerus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.2 native
Agamyxis albomaculatus Doradidae demersal 19 TL 3.2 misidentification
Agamyxis pectinifrons Doradidae demersal 19 TL 3.2 native
Ageneiosus atronasus Auchenipteridae pelagic 15 TL 3.3 native
Agoniates anchovia Characidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.0 native
Agoniates halecinus Characidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.2 native
Amaralia hypsiura Aspredinidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Amazonsprattus scintilla Engraulidae pelagic 3 TL 3.2 native
Amblydoras monitor Doradidae demersal 11 TL 3.0 native
Amblydoras nauticus Doradidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Ammocryptocharax elegans Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.2 native
Ammocryptocharax minutus Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Anadoras grypus Doradidae demersal 14 TL 2.1 native
Anadoras regani Doradidae demersal 14 TL 2.1 native
Anchoviella alleni Engraulidae pelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Anchoviella carrikeri Engraulidae pelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Anchoviella guianensis Engraulidae pelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Anchoviella jamesi Engraulidae pelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Ancistrus dolichopterus Loricariidae demersal 15 TL 2.0 native
Ancistrus latifrons Loricariidae demersal 19 TL 2.8 native
Anodus elongatus Hemiodontidae pelagic 37 TL 2.7 native
Anodus orinocensis Hemiodontidae pelagic 34 TL 2.7 native
Anostomus anostomus Anostomidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Anostomus ternetzi Anostomidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.6 endemic
Aphyocharax agassizii Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Aphyocharax alburnus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Aphyocharax analis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Aphyocharax nattereri Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Aphyocharax pusillus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Aphyolebias obliquus Rivulidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Aphyolebias peruensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.1 native
Apionichthys dumerili Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Apistogramma agassizii Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.5 native
Apistogramma amoenum Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Apistogramma cacatuoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma cruzi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma eunotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma juruensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Apistogramma luelingi Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Apistogramma meinkeni Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.5 native
Apistogramma moae Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma nijsseni Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma payaminonis Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.5 native
Apistogramma personata Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Apistogramma pertensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Apistogramma resticulosa Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.5 native
Apistogramma rupununi Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.5 native
Apistogramma urteagai Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.5 native
Apistogrammoides pucallpaensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Apistoloricaria ommation Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.2 native
Apteronotus albifrons Apteronotidae benthopelagic 50 TL 3.0 native
Apteronotus bonapartii Apteronotidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.1 native
Arapaima gigas Osteoglossidae demersal 450 TL 4.5 native
Archolaemus blax Sternopygidae benthopelagic 44 TL 3.0 native
Argonectes longiceps Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Aspistor quadriscutis Ariidae benthopelagic 50 TL 3.5 native
Aspredo aspredo Aspredinidae demersal 47 TL 3.0 native
Astrodoras asterifrons Doradidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Astronotus crassipinnis Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Astronotus ocellatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 46 TL 3.7 native
Astyanax abramis Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Astyanax anterior Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax bourgeti Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax gracilior Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax kennedyi Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax longior Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax maximus Characidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Astyanax poetzschkei Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax stilbe Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Auchenipterichthys punctatus Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Auchenipterus brachyurus Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.3 native
Auchenipterus britskii Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.1 native
Auchenipterus nuchalis Auchenipteridae pelagic 19 TL 3.8 native
Awaous flavus Gobiidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Axelrodia lindeae Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Axelrodia stigmatias Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Bagre bagre Ariidae demersal 55 TL 4.0 native
Bario steindachneri Characidae pelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Bathycetopsis oliveirai Cetopsidae demersal 5 TL 3.3 native
Batrachoglanis raninus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 25 TL 3.7 native
Batrachoglanis villosus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 15 TL 3.0 native
Belonion apodion Belonidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.3 native
Biotodoma cupido Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Biotodoma wavrini Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Biotoecus opercularis Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Bivibranchia fowleri Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 18 TL 3.0 native
Bivibranchia velox Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.9 native
Boehlkea fredcochui Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Boulengerella cuvieri Ctenoluciidae pelagic 98 TL 3.2 native
Boulengerella lateristriga Ctenoluciidae pelagic 32 TL 4.5 native
Boulengerella lucius Ctenoluciidae pelagic 52 TL 2.9 native
Boulengerella maculata Ctenoluciidae pelagic 39 TL 4.5 native
Boulengerella xyrekes Ctenoluciidae pelagic 47 TL 2.5 native
Brachychalcinus copei Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Brachychalcinus nummus Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Brachyhypopomus brevirostris Hypopomidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.0 native
Brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus Hypopomidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.6 native
Brachyplatystoma juruense Pimelodidae demersal 60 TL 4.5 native
Brachyplatystoma vaillantii Pimelodidae demersal 150 TL 4.5 native
Brycon amazonicus Characidae benthopelagic 57 TL 2.5 native
Brycon cephalus Characidae benthopelagic 27 TL 2.0 native
Brycon falcatus Characidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.8 native
Brycon melanopterus Characidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.8 native
Brycon pesu Characidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Bryconacidnus ellisi Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Bryconacidnus paipayensis Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus alfredae Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus caucanus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus diaphanus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus grosvenori Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus osgoodi Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus pachacuti Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus phoenicopterus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus simus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Bryconamericus thomasi Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.9 native
Bryconella pallidifrons Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Bryconexodon juruenae Characidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Bryconexodon trombetasi Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.2 native
Bryconops affinis Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.7 native
Bryconops alburnoides Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Bryconops caudomaculatus Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 4.5 native
Bryconops melanurus Characidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Bujurquina apoparuana Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Bujurquina cordemadi Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.4 native
Bujurquina eurhinus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.3 native
Bujurquina hophrys Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Bujurquina huallagae Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 4.5 native
Bujurquina labiosa Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 native
Bujurquina megalospilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.5 native
Bujurquina moriorum Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Bujurquina ortegai Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 native
Bujurquina peregrinabunda Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.2 native
Bujurquina robusta Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.3 native
Bujurquina syspilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Bujurquina tambopatae Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.3 native
Bujurquina vittata Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Bunocephalus aleuropsis Aspredinidae demersal 12 TL 2.6 native
Bunocephalus amazonicus Aspredinidae demersal 6 TL 3.0 native
Bunocephalus bifidus Aspredinidae demersal 6 TL 3.0 native
Bunocephalus coracoideus Aspredinidae demersal 14 TL 3.2 native
Bunocephalus knerii Aspredinidae demersal 16 TL 3.2 native
Bunocephalus quadriradiatus Aspredinidae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Bunocephalus verrucosus Aspredinidae demersal 12 TL 2.5 native
Caenotropus labyrinthicus Chilodontidae demersal 19 TL 2.8 native
Calophysus macropterus Pimelodidae demersal 40 TL 4.5 native
Caquetaia spectabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.1 native
Carnegiella marthae Gasteropelecidae pelagic 4 TL 3.2 native
Carnegiella myersi Gasteropelecidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Carnegiella schereri Gasteropelecidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Carnegiella strigata Gasteropelecidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Cathorops phrygiatus Ariidae demersal 30 TL 3.1 native
Cathorops rugispinis Ariidae demersal 45 TL 3.0 native
Catoprion mento Characidae pelagic 19 TL 3.6 native
Centrochir crocodili Doradidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 misidentification
Centrodoras brachiatus Doradidae demersal 41 TL 3.0 native
Centromochlus existimatus Auchenipteridae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Centromochlus heckelii Auchenipteridae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Ceratobranchia binghami Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Ceratobranchia obtusirostris Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Cetopsis coecutiens Cetopsidae benthopelagic 33 TL 3.5 native
Cetopsis parma Cetopsidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.0 native
Cetopsorhamdia phantasia Heptapteridae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Chaetobranchopsis australis Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.5 native
Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.3 endemic
Chaetobranchus flavescens Cichlidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.4 endemic
Chaetobranchus semifasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.6 native
Chalceus erythrurus Characidae pelagic 27 TL 3.4 native
Chalceus macrolepidotus Characidae pelagic 30 TL 3.5 native
Characidium declivirostre Crenuchidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Characidium etheostoma Crenuchidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Characidium roesseli Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Characidium steindachneri Crenuchidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Charax condei Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 4.5 native
Charax hemigrammus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Charax tectifer Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.9 native
Charax unimaculatus Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.4 native
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus Heptapteridae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Cheirocerus goeldii Pimelodidae demersal 19 TL 3.0 native
Chilodus gracilis Chilodontidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Chilodus punctatus Chilodontidae pelagic 10 TL 2.8 native
Chrysobrycon hesperus Characidae pelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Chrysobrycon myersi Characidae pelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Cichla monoculus Cichlidae benthopelagic 41 TL 4.1 native
Cichla orinocensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 76 TL 4.4 native
Cichla temensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 99 TL 4.5 native
Cichlasoma amazonarum Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.8 endemic
Cichlasoma araguaiense Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Cichlasoma bimaculatum Cichlidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.6 native
Cichlasoma boliviense Cichlidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.2 native
Clupeacharax anchoveoides Characidae pelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Colomesus asellus Tetraodontidae demersal 14 TL 3.0 native
Colomesus psittacus Tetraodontidae demersal 30 TL 3.6 native
Compsaraia compsus Apteronotidae benthopelagic 34 TL 3.0 native
Copeina guttata Lebiasinidae pelagic 10 TL 3.1 native
Copeina osgoodi Lebiasinidae pelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Copella arnoldi Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Copella metae Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.5 native
Copella nattereri Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Copella nigrofasciata Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Copella vilmae Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Corydoras ambiacus Callichthyidae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras amphibelus Callichthyidae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras arcuatus Callichthyidae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras armatus Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras elegans Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras eques Callichthyidae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras fowleri Callichthyidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras hastatus Callichthyidae demersal 3 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras julii Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras leucomelas Callichthyidae demersal 6 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras melini Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras punctatus Callichthyidae demersal 9 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras rabauti Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras reticulatus Callichthyidae demersal 8 TL 2.9 native
Corydoras trilineatus Callichthyidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus amoenus Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Creagrutus beni Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus cochui Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus melanzonus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus peruanus Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Crenicara latruncularium Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Crenicara punctulatum Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla acutirostris Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla anthurus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28 TL 2.8 native
Crenicichla cyanonotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla geayi Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla inpa Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla johanna Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.1 native
Crenicichla lepidota Cichlidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.6 native
Crenicichla lucius Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla macrophthalma Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.4 native
Crenicichla marmorata Cichlidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.1 native
Crenicichla notophthalmus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla percna Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.1 native
Crenicichla proteus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla reticulata Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.1 endemic
Crenicichla sedentaria Cichlidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.8 native
Crenicichla semicincta Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.2 native
Crenuchus spilurus Crenuchidae pelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Ctenobrycon hauxwellianus Characidae pelagic 8 TL 3.0 endemic
Curimata aspera Curimatidae benthopelagic 26 TL   native
Curimata cisandina Curimatidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.0 native
Curimata cyprinoides Curimatidae benthopelagic 26 TL 2.4 native
Curimata inornata Curimatidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.0 native
Curimata knerii Curimatidae benthopelagic 22 TL 2.7 native
Curimata ocellata Curimatidae benthopelagic 28 TL 2.3 native
Curimata roseni Curimatidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.0 native
Curimata vittata Curimatidae benthopelagic 23 TL 2.0 native
Curimatella alburna Curimatidae benthopelagic 23 TL 2.5 native
Curimatella dorsalis Curimatidae benthopelagic 14 TL   native
Curimatella immaculata Curimatidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.3 native
Curimatella meyeri Curimatidae benthopelagic 20 TL   native
Curimatopsis crypticus Curimatidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 native
Curimatopsis evelynae Curimatidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Curimatopsis macrolepis Curimatidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.6 native
Cynodon gibbus Cynodontidae pelagic 35 TL 2.7 native
Cynodon septenarius Cynodontidae pelagic 39 TL 2.7 native
Cynopotamus amazonus Characidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.0 native
Cyphocharax abramoides Curimatidae benthopelagic 26 TL   native
Cyphocharax mestomyllon Curimatidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Cyphocharax multilineatus Curimatidae benthopelagic 14 TL   native
Cyphocharax saladensis Curimatidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.0 native
Dianema longibarbis Callichthyidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Dicrossus filamentosus Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Dicrossus maculatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Distocyclus conirostris Sternopygidae benthopelagic 50 TL 3.0 native
Doras carinatus Doradidae demersal 37 TL 3.0 native
Doras punctatus Doradidae demersal 14 TL 2.1 native
Eigenmannia nigra Sternopygidae benthopelagic 48 TL 3.0 native
Eigenmannia virescens Sternopygidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.0 native
Elachocharax junki Crenuchidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Elachocharax mitopterus Crenuchidae pelagic 2 TL 3.3 native
Elachocharax pulcher Crenuchidae pelagic 3 TL 3.1 native
Electrophorus electricus Gymnotidae benthopelagic 305 TL 4.3 native
Engraulisoma taeniatum Characidae pelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Epapterus dispilurus Auchenipteridae demersal 16 TL 4.5 native
Exodon paradoxus Characidae pelagic 10 TL 3.8 native
Farlowella amazona Loricariidae demersal 28 TL   native
Farlowella nattereri Loricariidae demersal 33 TL 2.8 native
Farlowella platoryncha Loricariidae demersal 24 TL 2.8 native
Farlowella schreitmuelleri Loricariidae demersal 23 TL 2.8 native
Fluviphylax simplex Poeciliidae benthopelagic 2 TL 2.6 native
Galeocharax gulo Characidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.2 native
Gasteropelecus levis Gasteropelecidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Gasteropelecus sternicla Gasteropelecidae pelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus Auchenipteridae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Geophagus megasema Cichlidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.5 native
Geophagus proximus Cichlidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.6 endemic
Glyptoperichthys gibbiceps Loricariidae demersal 50 TL 2.0 native
Glyptoperichthys lituratus Loricariidae demersal 46 TL 2.0 native
Glyptoperichthys punctatus Loricariidae demersal 35 TL 2.0 native
Glyptoperichthys scrophus Loricariidae demersal 34 TL 2.7 native
Glyptoperichthys xinguensis Loricariidae demersal 33 TL 2.7 native
Gnathocharax steindachneri Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Gobionellus thoropsis Gobiidae demersal 6 TL 3.4 native
Goeldiella eques Heptapteridae demersal 17 TL 3.0 native
Goslinia platynema Pimelodidae demersal 122 TL 4.5 native
Guianacara geayi Cichlidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.3 native
Gymnocorymbus thayeri Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Gymnotus cataniapo Gymnotidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.0 native
Gymnotus pedanopterus Gymnotidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.0 native
Gymnotus stenoleucus Gymnotidae benthopelagic 15 TL 2.5 native
Haemomaster venezuelae Trichomycteridae demersal 9 TL 3.1 native
Hassar orestis Doradidae demersal 26 TL 3.4 native
Helogenes marmoratus Cetopsidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Hemibrycon helleri Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Hemibrycon huambonicus Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Hemibrycon jelskii Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Hemibrycon polyodon Characidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.1 native
Hemibrycon tridens Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Hemidoras morrisi Doradidae demersal 18 TL 3.3 native
Hemidoras stenopeltis Doradidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus analis Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus belottii Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.2 native
Hemigrammus boesemani Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus coeruleus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus cupreus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus elegans Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 endemic
Hemigrammus gracilis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus haraldi Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.8 native
Hemigrammus hyanuary Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus levis Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 endemic
Hemigrammus luelingi Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus lunatus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Hemigrammus marginatus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus microstomus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus ocellifer Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus pretoensis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus pulcher Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.8 native
Hemigrammus rhodostomus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus rodwayi Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 endemic
Hemigrammus schmardae Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus stictus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus unilineatus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Hemiodontichthys acipenserinus Loricariidae demersal 17 TL 3.3 native
Hemiodus amazonum Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus argenteus Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 29 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus atranalis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus gracilis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.9 native
Hemiodus immaculatus Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 31 TL 2.7 native
Hemiodus microlepis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus quadrimaculatus Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.6 native
Hemiodus semitaeniatus Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.9 native
Hemiodus sterni Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus thayeria Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus unimaculatus Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 27 TL 2.0 native
Hemiodus vorderwinkleri Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Hemipsilichthys regani Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.1 native
Henonemus macrops Trichomycteridae demersal 13 TL 3.0 native
Heroina isonycterina Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Heros efasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.9 native
Heros notatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.4 native
Heros severus Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.0 native
Heros spurius Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Heterocharax leptogrammus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Heterocharax macrolepis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Heterocharax virgulatus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hexanematichthys couma Ariidae demersal 97 TL 3.5 native
Hoplarchus psittacus Cichlidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.7 native
Hoplias malabaricus Erythrinidae benthopelagic 60 TL 4.5 native
Hoplocharax goethei Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hoplosternum littorale Callichthyidae demersal 20 TL 2.7 native
Hydrolycus armatus Cynodontidae pelagic 81 TL 2.9 native
Hydrolycus scomberoides Cynodontidae benthopelagic 117 TL 2.9 native
Hydrolycus tatauaia Cynodontidae pelagic 56 TL 2.5 native
Hypancistrus inspector Loricariidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.0 native
Hyphessobrycon agulha Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon bentosi Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon copelandi Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon eques Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.8 native
Hyphessobrycon gracilior Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon hildae Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon loretoensis Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon melazonatus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon peruvianus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.8 native
Hyphessobrycon robustulus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 endemic
Hyphessobrycon rosaceus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon scholzei Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 endemic
Hyphessobrycon socolofi Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon stramineus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon sweglesi Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.2 native
Hyphessobrycon takasei Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon tenuis Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon tukunai Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 2.9 native
Hypoclinemus mentalis Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Hypodoras forficulatus Doradidae demersal 13 TL 2.1 native
Hypophthalmus edentatus Pimelodidae pelagic 58 TL 3.2 native
Hypoptopoma carinatum Loricariidae demersal 8 TL 2.1 native
Hypoptopoma gulare Loricariidae demersal 13 TL 2.8 native
Hypoptopoma joberti Loricariidae demersal 8 TL 2.5 native
Hypoptopoma psilogaster Loricariidae demersal 9 TL 2.5 native
Hypoptopoma steindachneri Loricariidae demersal 13 TL 2.1 native
Hypoptopoma thoracatum Loricariidae demersal 8 TL 2.0 native
Hypopygus lepturus Hypopomidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Hypostomus carinatus Loricariidae demersal 31 TL 2.1 native
Hypostomus virescens Loricariidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Hypselecara temporalis Cichlidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Iguanodectes purusi Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Iguanodectes rachovii Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Iguanodectes spilurus Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Ilisha amazonica Clupeidae pelagic 22 TL 3.4 native
Imparfinis peruanus Heptapteridae demersal 12 TL 3.2 native
Jupiaba anteroides Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Jupiaba zonata Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Klausewitzia ritae Crenuchidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Knodus breviceps Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Knodus delta Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Knodus gamma Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Knodus megalops Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Knodus moenkhausii Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Laemolyta garmani Anostomidae benthopelagic 27 TL 2.5 native
Laemolyta taeniata Anostomidae benthopelagic 36 TL 2.7 native
Laetacara curviceps Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.4 native
Laetacara dorsigera Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.1 native
Laetacara flavilabris Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.5 native
Laetacara thayeri Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Lasiancistrus heteracanthus Loricariidae demersal 19 TL   native
Leiarius marmoratus Pimelodidae demersal 60 TL 4.5 native
Lepidosiren paradoxa Lepidosirenidae demersal 125 TL 2.8 native
Leporellus vittatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus agassizii Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus alternus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus brunneus Anostomidae benthopelagic 32 TL   native
Leporinus cylindriformis Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus holostictus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus moralesi Anostomidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus multifasciatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus paralternus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus pellegrinii Anostomidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.0 native
Leporinus striatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.0 native
Leporinus trifasciatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus wolfei Anostomidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.5 native
Leporinus yophorus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Leptagoniates steindachneri Characidae pelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum Callichthyidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Leptobrycon jatuaranae Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Leptocharacidium omospilus Crenuchidae pelagic 9 TL 3.1 native
Leptodoras acipenserinus Doradidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Leptodoras juruensis Doradidae demersal 36 TL 3.5 native
Leptodoras linnelli Doradidae demersal 29 TL 3.4 native
Leptodoras myersi Doradidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Limatulichthys griseus Loricariidae demersal 22 TL 2.8 native
Liposarcus disjunctivus Loricariidae demersal 44 TL 2.1 native
Liposarcus multiradiatus Loricariidae demersal 50 TL 2.0 native
Liposarcus pardalis Loricariidae demersal 40 TL 2.1 endemic
Lithodoras dorsalis Doradidae demersal 100 TL 2.0 native
Loricaria cataphracta Loricariidae demersal 36 TL 2.8 native
Loricaria clavipinna Loricariidae demersal 22 TL 2.8 native
Loricaria parnahybae Loricariidae demersal 20 TL 2.8 native
Loricariichthys nudirostris Loricariidae demersal 26 TL 2.8 native
Lycengraulis grossidens Engraulidae pelagic 28 TL 3.6 native
Magosternarchus duccis Apteronotidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.6 native
Magosternarchus raptor Apteronotidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.5 native
Mastiglanis asopos Heptapteridae demersal 17 TL 3.0 native
Megalechis personata Callichthyidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Megalechis thoracata Callichthyidae demersal 19 TL 2.9 native
Megalocentor echthrus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Megalodoras uranoscopus Doradidae demersal 74 TL 2.7 native
Megalonema platanum Pimelodidae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Melanocharacidium compressus Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Melanocharacidium depressum Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Melanocharacidium dispilomma Crenuchidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Melanocharacidium melanopteron Crenuchidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Melanocharacidium nigrum Crenuchidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Melanocharacidium pectorale Crenuchidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Mesonauta acora Cichlidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.3 native
Mesonauta festivus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Mesonauta guyanae Cichlidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Mesonauta insignis Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.4 native
Mesonauta mirificus Cichlidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Metynnis argenteus Characidae pelagic 14 TL 2.1 native
Metynnis hypsauchen Characidae pelagic 15 TL 2.1 native
Metynnis lippincottianus Characidae pelagic 13 TL 3.1 native
Metynnis luna Characidae pelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Metynnis maculatus Characidae pelagic 18 TL 2.0 native
Microcharacidium weitzmani Crenuchidae pelagic 2 TL 3.4 native
Microgenys lativirgata Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Microgenys weyrauchi Characidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.1 native
Microglanis zonatus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3 TL 3.1 native
Micromyzon akamai Aspredinidae demersal 2 TL 3.2 native
Microschemobrycon callops Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Microschemobrycon geisleri Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Microsternarchus bilineatus Hypopomidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.8 native
Mikrogeophagus altispinosus Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia agnesae Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia atahualpiana Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Moenkhausia barbouri Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia ceros Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia chrysargyrea Characidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia collettii Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia cotinho Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia dichroura Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia diktyota Characidae pelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia gracilima Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia grandisquamis Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia intermedia Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.7 endemic
Moenkhausia jamesi Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Moenkhausia justae Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia latissima Characidae pelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Moenkhausia lepidura Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia levidorsa Characidae pelagic 0 TL   native
Moenkhausia megalops Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia melogramma Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia newtoni Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia oligolepis Characidae benthopelagic 122 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia ovalis Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia robertsi Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia simulata Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia takasei Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Moenkhausia tridentata Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.1 native
Monocirrhus polyacanthus Nandidae benthopelagic 8 TL 4.5 native
Myleus levis Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.3 native
Myleus lobatus Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.3 native
Myleus pacu Characidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.0 native
Myleus rhomboidalis Characidae benthopelagic 46 TL 2.7 native
Myleus rubripinnis Characidae benthopelagic 39 TL 2.0 native
Myleus schomburgkii Characidae benthopelagic 52 TL 2.8 native
Myleus setiger Characidae benthopelagic 33 TL 2.3 native
Myleus torquatus Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.3 native
Mylossoma aureum Characidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.3 native
Mylossoma duriventre Characidae benthopelagic 31 TL 3.3 native
Myoglanis koepckei Heptapteridae demersal 17 TL 3.0 native
Nannoptopoma sternoptychum Loricariidae demersal 5 TL 2.1 native
Nannostomus beckfordi Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Nannostomus digrammus Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Nannostomus eques Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nannostomus harrisoni Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Nannostomus limatus Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.4 native
Nannostomus marginatus Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.1 native
Nannostomus trifasciatus Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nannostomus unifasciatus Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.3 native
Nemadoras elongatus Doradidae demersal 16 TL 3.0 native
Nemadoras hemipeltis Doradidae demersal 18 TL 3.2 native
Nemadoras humeralis Doradidae demersal 16 TL 3.2 native
Nemadoras trimaculatus Doradidae demersal 14 TL 2.1 native
Odontocharacidium aphanes Crenuchidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Odontostilbe dierythrura Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Odontostilbe fugitiva Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Oligancistrus punctatissimus Loricariidae demersal 13 TL 2.1 native
Opsodoras boulengeri Doradidae demersal 18 TL 3.2 native
Opsodoras morei Doradidae demersal 13 TL 2.1 native
Opsodoras ternetzi Doradidae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Orthosternarchus tamandua Apteronotidae benthopelagic 44 TL 3.0 native
Ossubtus xinguense Characidae benthopelagic 22 TL 2.0 native
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Osteoglossidae benthopelagic 120 TL 3.2 native
Osteoglossum ferreirai Osteoglossidae benthopelagic 100 TL 2.0 native
Othonocheirodus eigenmanni Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Otocinclus huaorani Loricariidae demersal 4 TL 2.7 native
Otocinclus macrospilus Loricariidae demersal 5 TL 2.6 native
Otocinclus vestitus Loricariidae demersal 4 TL 2.7 native
Otocinclus vittatus Loricariidae demersal 4 TL 2.8 native
Oxybrycon parvulus Characidae pelagic 2 TL 2.9 native
Oxydoras eigenmanni Doradidae demersal 12 TL 3.0 native
Oxydoras niger Doradidae demersal 122 TL 2.9 native
Oxyropsis wrightiana Loricariidae demersal 7 TL 2.4 native
Pamphorichthys minor Poeciliidae pelagic 3 TL 2.9 native
Pamphorichthys scalpridens Poeciliidae pelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Panaque gnomus Loricariidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.1 native
Panaque nocturnus Loricariidae benthopelagic 17 TL   native
Paracanthopoma parva Trichomycteridae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Paragoniates alburnus Characidae demersal 6 TL 3.0 endemic
Paratrygon aiereba Potamotrygonidae demersal 99 TL 3.3 native
Pariolius armillatus Heptapteridae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Parodon buckleyi Parodontidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.9 native
Parodon pongoensis Parodontidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Peckoltia vittata Loricariidae demersal 14 TL 2.0 native
Pellona altamazonica Clupeidae pelagic 4 TL 2.8 native
Pellona castelnaeana Clupeidae pelagic 89 TL 4.5 native
Pellona flavipinnis Clupeidae pelagic 73 TL 4.5 native
Petitella georgiae Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Phenacogaster beni Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Phenacogaster pectinatus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Pimelodidae demersal 134 TL 4.2 native
Physopyxis lyra Doradidae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Piabarchus analis Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Piabucina elongata Lebiasinidae demersal 18 TL 2.9 native
Piabucus dentatus Characidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.2 native
Piaractus brachypomus Characidae pelagic 88 TL 2.0 native
Pimelodella cristata Heptapteridae demersal 42 TL 3.8 native
Pimelodella gracilis Heptapteridae demersal 21 TL 3.3 native
Pimelodella nigrofasciata Heptapteridae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Pimelodella peruensis Heptapteridae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Pimelodella steindachneri Heptapteridae demersal 15 TL 3.0 native
Pimelodina flavipinnis Pimelodidae demersal 56 TL 3.2 endemic
Pimelodus blochii Pimelodidae benthopelagic 35 TL 2.9 native
Pimelodus ornatus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 47 TL 4.4 native
Pimelodus pictus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Platydoras costatus Doradidae demersal 30 TL 3.0 native
Platynematichthys notatus Pimelodidae demersal 98 TL 3.7 native
Platysilurus mucosus Pimelodidae demersal 25 TL 3.7 native
Platystomatichthys sturio Pimelodidae demersal 40 TL 3.5 native
Plectrochilus diabolicus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Plectrochilus machadoi Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 6 TL 4.5 native
Plesiotrygon iwamae Potamotrygonidae demersal 99 TL 3.4 native
Pnictes asphyxiatus Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Poecilia branneri Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Poecilia parae Poeciliidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.4 native
Poecilocharax weitzmani Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Polycentrus schomburgkii Nandidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.6 native
Poptella brevispina Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Potamobatrachus trispinosus Batrachoididae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Potamorhina altamazonica Curimatidae benthopelagic 33 TL   native
Potamorhina latior Curimatidae benthopelagic 26 TL 2.0 native
Potamorhina pristigaster Curimatidae benthopelagic 27 TL   native
Potamorrhaphis guianensis Belonidae pelagic 30 TL 3.6 native
Potamotrygon castexi Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Potamotrygon constellata Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Potamotrygon motoro Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Potamotrygon orbignyi Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.2 native
Potamotrygon scobina Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Priocharax pygmaeus Characidae benthopelagic 2 TL 2.9 native
Prionobrama filigera Characidae pelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Pristella maxillaris Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Pristigaster cayana Clupeidae pelagic 18 TL 3.4 native
Pristis perotteti Pristidae benthopelagic 650 TL 4.0 native
Pristobrycon aureus Characidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.2 native
Pristobrycon calmoni Characidae benthopelagic 15 TL 4.0 native
Prochilodus britskii Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.0 native
Prochilodus nigricans Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.0 native
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 40 TL 2.0 native
Prodontocharax alleni Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Prodontocharax melanotus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Psectrogaster amazonica Curimatidae benthopelagic 21 TL   endemic
Psectrogaster ciliata Curimatidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.5 native
Psectrogaster essequibensis Curimatidae benthopelagic 21 TL   native
Psectrogaster falcata Curimatidae benthopelagic 21 TL   native
Psectrogaster rhomboides Curimatidae benthopelagic 22 TL 2.5 native
Psectrogaster rutiloides Curimatidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.0 native
Pseudacanthicus spinosus Loricariidae demersal 32 TL 2.8 native
Pseudanos gracilis Anostomidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.9 native
Pseudanos trimaculatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.0 native
Pseudepapterus cucuhyensis Auchenipteridae demersal 8 TL 3.2 native
Pseudepapterus hasemani Auchenipteridae demersal 13 TL 3.4 native
Pseudocetopsis minuta Cetopsidae demersal 6 TL 3.2 native
Pseudocetopsis plumbea Cetopsidae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Pseudohemiodon amazonus Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.8 native
Pseudohemiodon laminus Loricariidae demersal 20 TL 2.8 native
Pseudopimelodus pulcher Pseudopimelodidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Pimelodidae demersal 166 TL 4.5 native
Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum Pimelodidae demersal 130 TL 4.5 native
Pseudorinelepis genibarbis Loricariidae benthopelagic 44 TL 2.7 native
Pseudotylosurus angusticeps Belonidae pelagic 37 TL 3.4 native
Pseudotylosurus microps Belonidae pelagic 49 TL 3.4 native
Pterobunocephalus depressus Aspredinidae demersal 11 TL 3.2 native
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus Aspredinidae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Pterodoras granulosus Doradidae demersal 70 TL 2.5 native
Pterophyllum leopoldi Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.1 native
Pterophyllum scalare Cichlidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.6 native
Ptychocharax rhyacophila Characidae pelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Pygocentrus nattereri Characidae pelagic 41 TL 4.0 native
Pygopristis denticulata Characidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina australis Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Pyrrhulina beni Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Pyrrhulina brevis Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina eleanorae Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina filamentosa Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 native
Pyrrhulina laeta Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.3 native
Pyrrhulina maxima Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Pyrrhulina obermuelleri Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina semifasciata Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina spilota Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.1 native
Pyrrhulina vittata Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.6 native
Racenisia fimbriipinna Hypopomidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.8 native
Retroculus lapidifer Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdolichops caviceps Sternopygidae benthopelagic 31 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdolichops eastwardi Sternopygidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.0 native
Rhabdolichops troscheli Sternopygidae benthopelagic 49 TL 3.0 native
Rhadinoloricaria macromystax Loricariidae demersal 18 TL 2.1 native
Rhamdia bathyura Heptapteridae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Rhamdia dorsalis Heptapteridae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Rhamdia ortoni Heptapteridae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.0 native
Rhamphichthys drepanium Rhamphichthyidae benthopelagic 55 TL 3.0 native
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Cynodontidae pelagic 69 TL 2.9 native
Rhinodoras boehlkei Doradidae demersal 17 TL 3.2 native
Rhinosardinia amazonica Clupeidae pelagic 9 TL 3.4 native
Rhytiodus argenteofuscus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 endemic
Rhytiodus microlepis Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Rineloricaria konopickyi Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.8 native
Rineloricaria teffeana Loricariidae demersal 18 TL 2.5 native
Roeboides affinis Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.7 native
Roeboides biserialis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Roeboides microlepis Characidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 native
Roeboides myersii Characidae benthopelagic 22 TL 4.5 native
Roeboides oligistos Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.6 native
Roestes ogilviei Cynodontidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Salminus affinis Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 misidentification
Salminus hilarii Characidae benthopelagic 61 TL 2.9 native
Satanoperca acuticeps Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 endemic
Satanoperca daemon Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 native
Satanoperca jurupari Cichlidae benthopelagic 23 TL 3.0 native
Satanoperca lilith Cichlidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.6 native
Schizodon fasciatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 40 TL 2.0 native
Schizodon vittatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 38 TL 2.7 endemic
Schultzichthys bondi Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Scoloplax dicra Scoloplacidae demersal 2 TL 2.8 native
Scoloplax empousa Scoloplacidae demersal 3 TL 2.8 native
Scopaeocharax atopodus Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Scopaeocharax rhinodus Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Semaprochilodus taeniurus Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.0 native
Serrapinnus heterodon Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Serrapinnus micropterus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Serrasalmus altispinis Characidae pelagic 24 TL 3.5 native
Serrasalmus eigenmanni Characidae benthopelagic 22 TL 4.1 native
Serrasalmus elongatus Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.9 native
Serrasalmus hollandi Characidae benthopelagic 23 TL 4.1 native
Serrasalmus humeralis Characidae benthopelagic 25 TL 4.0 native
Serrasalmus maculatus Characidae pelagic 25 TL 3.6 native
Serrasalmus manueli Characidae benthopelagic 44 TL 3.1 native
Serrasalmus rhombeus Characidae benthopelagic 51 TL 4.2 native
Serrasalmus sanchezi Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Serrasalmus serrulatus Characidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.5 native
Serrasalmus spilopleura Characidae benthopelagic 26 TL 4.1 native
Soleonasus finis Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Sorubim lima Pimelodidae demersal 53 TL 4.0 native
Sorubim maniradii Pimelodidae demersal 0 TL   native
Sorubimichthys planiceps Pimelodidae demersal 183 TL 4.5 native
Steatogenys duidae Hypopomidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.6 native
Steatogenys elegans Hypopomidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.0 native
Stegophilus panzeri Trichomycteridae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Stegostenopos cryptogenes Hypopomidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.6 native
Steindachnerina bimaculata Curimatidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.5 native
Steindachnerina binotata Curimatidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.5 native
Steindachnerina dobula Curimatidae benthopelagic 20 TL   native
Steindachnerina guentheri Curimatidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.6 native
Steindachnerina hypostoma Curimatidae benthopelagic 12 TL 2.8 native
Steindachnerina leucisca Curimatidae benthopelagic 19 TL   native
Sternarchorhamphus muelleri Apteronotidae benthopelagic 46 TL 3.0 native
Sternopygus astrabes Sternopygidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.6 native
Sternopygus macrurus Sternopygidae benthopelagic 141 TL 3.2 native
Stethaprion erythrops Characidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.0 native
Stichonodon insignis Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 2.9 native
Sturisoma guentheri Loricariidae demersal 23 TL   native
Symphysodon aequifasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.3 native
Symphysodon discus Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 2.9 native
Synbranchus madeirae Synbranchidae demersal 150 TL 3.2 native
Synbranchus marmoratus Synbranchidae demersal 150 TL 3.2 native
Taeniacara candidi Cichlidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.5 native
Tahuantinsuyoa chipi Cichlidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Tahuantinsuyoa macantzatza Cichlidae demersal 12 TL 3.0 native
Tatia intermedia Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.2 native
Tatia strigata Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.2 native
Teleocichla centrarchus Cichlidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Teleocichla gephyrogramma Cichlidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.3 native
Teleocichla prionogenys Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Teleocichla proselytus Cichlidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.2 native
Tetragonopterus argenteus Characidae demersal 12 TL 3.3 native
Tetragonopterus chalceus Characidae demersal 12 TL 3.3 endemic
Thalassophryne amazonica Batrachoididae demersal 19 TL 3.6 native
Thayeria boehlkei Characidae pelagic 4 TL 3.3 native
Thayeria ifati Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Thayeria obliqua Characidae pelagic 10 TL 3.2 native
Thoracocharax securis Gasteropelecidae pelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Thoracocharax stellatus Gasteropelecidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus Auchenipteridae demersal 15 TL 3.3 misidentification
Trachelyopterus galeatus Auchenipteridae demersal 27 TL 3.3 native
Trachydoras microstomus Doradidae demersal 8 TL 3.0 native
Trachydoras nattereri Doradidae demersal 13 TL 2.7 native
Trachydoras steindachneri Doradidae demersal 11 TL 2.7 native
Trichomycterus hasemani Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Triportheus albus Characidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.1 native
Triportheus angulatus Characidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.1 native
Triportheus culter Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 4.1 native
Triportheus curtus Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.2 native
Triportheus elongatus Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 4.1 native
Triportheus pictus Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 native
Triportheus rotundatus Characidae benthopelagic 22 TL 2.4 native
Tyttobrycon hamatus Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Tyttocharax cochui Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Tyttocharax madeirae Characidae pelagic 3 TL 2.9 native
Uaru amphiacanthoides Cichlidae benthopelagic 31 TL 2.8 native
Vandellia cirrhosa Trichomycteridae demersal 3 TL 4.5 native
Vandellia sanguinea Trichomycteridae demersal 3 TL 4.5 native
Xenurobrycon heterodon Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 2.9 native
Xenurobrycon pteropus Characidae benthopelagic 2 TL 3.0 native
Xyliphius melanopterus Aspredinidae demersal 18 TL 3.2 native
Zungaro zungaro Pimelodidae demersal 171 TL 4.5 native
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