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Family Alestidae Cockerell, 1910 – African tetras

Family Alestidae Cockerell, 1910 – African tetras

The Family Alestidae includes 21 genera (Alestes, Alestopetersius, Arnoldichthys, Bathyaethiops, Brachyalestes, Brachypetersius, Brycinus, Bryconaethiops, Bryconalestes, Clupeocharax, Hemigrammopetersius, Hydrocynus, Ladigesia, Lepidarchus, Micralestes, Nannopetersius, Petersius, Phenacogrammus, Rhabdalestes, Tricuspidalestes and Virilia)

There are 21 genera and 119 species currently recognized: Alestes (9), Alestopetersius (10), Arnoldichthys (1), Bathyaethiops (6), Brachyalestes (19), Brachypetersius (6), Brycinus (10), Bryconaethiops (4), Bryconalestes (5), Clupeocharax (1), Hemigrammopetersius (2), Hydrocynus (5), Ladigesia (1), Lepidarchus (1), Micralestes (16), Nannopetersius (3), Petersius (1), Phenacogrammus (9), Rhabdalestes (8), Tricuspidalestes (1) and Virilia (1)

Images: the images are sorted according to genus

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