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genus

Brycinus Valenciennes, 1850

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Characiformes »  family Alestiidae - African tetras

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Brycinus bahrsarae Fowler, 1949
species Brycinus brevis (Boulenger, 1903) - Characin
species Brycinus carmesinus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)
species Brycinus comptus (Roberts & Stewart, 1976)
species Brycinus epuluensis Decru, Vreven, Sadio & Snoeks, 2016
species Brycinus grandisquamis (Boulenger, 1899) - Pinkfin Alestes

Brycinus grandisquamis

species Brycinus imberi (Peters, 1852) - Characin

Brycinus imberi

species Brycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes, 1850 - True Big-scale Tetra
species Brycinus peringueyi (Boulenger, 1923)
species Brycinus poptae (Pellegrin, 1906)
species Brycinus rhodopleura (Boulenger, 1906)

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/5047]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Brycinus Valenciennes, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1347316]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Brycinus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 6 January 2020

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