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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Alestidae African tetras

Genus: Rhabdalestes

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7 species
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Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Rhabdalestes aeratis
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Max. Length 3.3 cm TL

 
Rhabdalestes brevidorsalis
[]
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Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Rhabdalestes maunensis
[Okavango robber]



Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis (Ricardo-Bertram, 1943)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis
[Slender robber]



Africa
Max. Length 6.9 cm TL
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis (Boulenger, 1911)

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Rhabdalestes septentrionalis
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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Rhabdalestes tangensis (Lönnberg, 1907)

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Rhabdalestes tangensis
[Pangani robber]
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Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Rhabdalestes yokai
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhabdalestes aeratis Africa 5.1 SL 2005
Rhabdalestes brevidorsalis Africa 3.3 TL 1921
Rhabdalestes maunensis Okavango robber Africa 8.5 TL 1935
Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis Slender robber Africa 5.7 SL 1943
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Africa 6.9 TL 1911
Rhabdalestes tangensis Pangani robber Africa 8 SL 1907
Rhabdalestes yokai Africa 5.2 SL 2008



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