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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Distichodontidae Distichodus

Genus: Nannocharax

(See list of species below)



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Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Nannocharax altus Pellegrin, 1930

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Nannocharax altus
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Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Nannocharax angolensis (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax angolensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Nannocharax ansorgii Boulenger, 1911

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Nannocharax ansorgii
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Nannocharax brevis Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax brevis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Nannocharax dageti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.2 cm TL

 
Nannocharax elongatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Nannocharax fasciatus Günther, 1867

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Nannocharax fasciatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Nannocharax fasciolaris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm TL

 
Nannocharax gracilis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Nannocharax hastatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Nannocharax hollyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Nannocharax intermedius
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Nannocharax latifasciatus Coenen & Teugels, 1989

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax latifasciatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Nannocharax lineomaculatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Nannocharax lineostriatus (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax lineostriatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Nannocharax luapulae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Nannocharax machadoi (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax machadoi
[Dwarf citharine]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Nannocharax macropterus Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax macropterus
[Broad-barred citharine]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Nannocharax maculicauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm TL

 
Nannocharax micros
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Nannocharax minutus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Nannocharax monardi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Nannocharax multifasciatus
[Multibar citharine]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Nannocharax niloticus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Nannocharax occidentalis Daget, 1959

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax occidentalis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Nannocharax ocellicauda Boulenger, 1907

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Nannocharax ocellicauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm TL

 
Nannocharax ogoensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Nannocharax parvus Pellegrin, 1906

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Nannocharax parvus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Nannocharax procatopus Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax procatopus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Nannocharax pteron
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Nannocharax reidi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Nannocharax rubensteini
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus Van den Bergh, Teugels, Coenen & Ollevier, 1995

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Nannocharax schoutedeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Nannocharax signifer
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Nannocharax taenia
[]



Africa
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Nannocharax uniocellatus (Pellegrin, 1926)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Nannocharax uniocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Nannocharax usongo
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Nannocharax wittei (Poll, 1933)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Nannocharax wittei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Nannocharax zebra
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Nannocharax altus Africa 5.8 TL 1930
Nannocharax angolensis Africa 3 SL 1967
Nannocharax ansorgii Africa 3.7 SL 1911
Nannocharax brevis Africa 4.5 TL 1902
Nannocharax dageti Africa 4.4 SL 2014
Nannocharax elongatus Africa 8.2 TL 1900
Nannocharax fasciatus Africa 6.6 SL 1867
Nannocharax fasciolaris Africa 3.4 TL 1927
Nannocharax gracilis Africa 4.3 TL 1939
Nannocharax hastatus Africa 3.2 SL 2014
Nannocharax hollyi Africa 3.2 SL 1936
Nannocharax intermedius Africa 5.6 SL 1903
Nannocharax latifasciatus Africa 4.9 SL 1989
Nannocharax lineomaculatus Africa 3.9 SL 1960
Nannocharax lineostriatus Africa 3 SL 1967
Nannocharax luapulae Africa 4.4 TL 1915
Nannocharax machadoi Dwarf citharine Africa 4 SL 1967
Nannocharax macropterus Broad-barred citharine Africa 6 SL 1926
Nannocharax maculicauda Africa 3 SL 1981
Nannocharax micros Africa 2.7 TL 1936
Nannocharax minutus Africa 2.7 SL 1933
Nannocharax monardi Africa 4 TL 1936
Nannocharax multifasciatus Multibar citharine Africa 6 TL 1923
Nannocharax niloticus Africa 4.7 SL 1835
Nannocharax occidentalis Africa 5.8 SL 1959
Nannocharax ocellicauda Africa 3.5 SL 1907
Nannocharax ogoensis Africa 4.2 TL 1911
Nannocharax parvus Africa 5.3 SL 1906
Nannocharax procatopus Africa 8 TL 1920
Nannocharax pteron Africa 5.8 TL 1936
Nannocharax reidi Africa 6.4 SL 2004
Nannocharax rubensteini Africa 2.6 SL 2013
Nannocharax rubrolabiatus Africa 6.1 SL 1995
Nannocharax schoutedeni Africa 4.5 TL 1939
Nannocharax signifer Africa 5.7 SL 2010
Nannocharax taenia Africa 7 TL 1902
Nannocharax uniocellatus Africa 2.8 SL 1926
Nannocharax usongo Africa 4.4 SL 2009
Nannocharax wittei Africa 4.8 TL 1933
Nannocharax zebra Africa 4.1 SL 2009



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