Family Triportheidae Fowler, 1940 – hatchet characins

Family Triportheidae Fowler, 1940 – hatchet characins

The Family Triportheidae includes 3 subfamilies and 5 genera [Triportheinae (Triportheus)], [Agoniatinae (Agoniates, Engraulisoma and Lignobrycon)] and [Clupeacharacinae (Clupeacharax)]

There are 3 subfamilies, 5 genera and 21 species currently recognized: Triportheinae (Triportheus (16)), Agoniatinae (Agoniates (2), Engraulisoma (1) and Lignobrycon (1)) and Clupeacharacinae (Clupeacharax (1))

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