CHARACIFORMES

East Germany 1966Hungary 1962Cambodia 1996East Germany 1966
Cardinal Tetra
Paracheirodon axelrodi
(Characidae)
Neon Tetra
Paracheirodon innesi
(Characidae)
Emperor Tetra
Nematobrycon palmeri
(Characidae)
Black Phantom Tetra
Megalamphodus megalopterus
(Characidae)
Surinam 1978Surinam 1978Venezuela 1966Uruguay 2005
Sabalo Tetra
Astyanax species
(Characidae)
Priscilla Tetra
Pristella riddlei
(Characidae)
Piranha Notatus
Serrasalmus notatus
(Characidae)
Piranha Nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(Characidae)
Paraguay 1998Venezuela 1966Surinam 1978
Stoplight Tetra
Tetrogonopterus argenterus
(Characidae)
Swordtail Characine
Corynopomo riishi
(Characidae)
Golden Pencilfish
Nannostomus beckfordi
(Characidae)
Mali 1975Brazil 1988Uruguay 1968
Moonfish
Citharinus latus
(Characidae)
Scissortail Tetra
Moenkhausia intermedia
(Characidae)
Dorado Characin
Salminus maxillosus
(Characidae)
Peru 2008Peru 2008Peru 2008
Black Pacu
Piaractus brachypomus
(Characidae)
Giant Silver Mylossoma
Mylossoma duriventre
(Characidae)
Common Brycon
Brycon melanopterus
(Characidae)
Zinbabwe 1989Cote d'Ivoire 1999Mali 1975Zambia 1983
Distichodus
Distichodus schenga
(Characidae)
Distichodus
Distichodus rostratus
(Characidae)
Tiger Fish
Hydrocynus forskalii
(Characidae)
Tiger Fish
Hydrocynus vittatus
(Characidae)
Upper Volta 1966Mali 1976Mozambique 1984
African Characid
Alestes luteus
(Alestiidae)
True Big-scale Tetra
Alestes macrolepidotus
(Alestidae)
Spot-tail Fish
Alestes imberi
(Alestiidae)
Upper Volta 1975Upper Volta 1966Upper Volta 1966
Common Robber
Micralestes comoensis
(Alestiidae)
Silver Robber
Micralestes voltae
(Alestiidae)
Congo Tetra
Phenacogrammus pabrensis
(Alestiidae)
Upper Volta 1966Upper Volta 1966Nicaragua 1981Surinam 1978
African Darter
Nannocharax gobiodes
(Citharinidae)
Polli Citharine
Hemigrammocharax polli
(Citharinidae)
Striped Headstander
Anostomus anostomus
(Anostomidae)
Black Banded Leporinus
Leporinus fasciatus
(Anostomidae)
Uruguay 2005Venezuela 1966Suriname 1978Paraguay 1998
Wolffish
Hoplias malabaricus
(Erythrinidae)
Pearl Headstander
Chilodas punciatus
(Chilodontidae)
Common Hatchetfish
Gasteropelecus sternicla
(Gasteropelecidae)
Red-Tailed Barracuda
Acestrorthynchus altus
(Acestrorhynchidae)


Piranha Nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)
Dorado Characin
Salminus maxillosus
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)
Cardinal Tetra
Paracheirodon axelrodi
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)
Neon Tetra
Paracheirodon innesi
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)
Red Phantom Tetra
Megalamphodus sweglesi
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)
Rummynose Tetra
Hemigrammus bleheri
(Characidae)
(CHARACIFORMES)


The friend of Characidae resembles carp department fish in a figure, but can distinguish it by having an oil fin between common dorsal fin and cord fins. Teeth develop to a chin well, and most kinds are flesh-eating. It has a Weber organ like a carp. It is popular as an admiration fish in what do the color that this friend is small generally, and is clean. There is the thing which becomes length 1.4m, but many things are equal to or less than 3cm.

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