family Characidae

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Synonyms for family Characidae

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Since apparently the majority of the characid fishes possess the so-called fin hooks, the presence of these structures was hypothesized to represent a synapomorphy of the family Characidae (Malabarba & Weitzman 2003).
The fishes of the family Characidae from Venezuela, with descriptions of seventeen new forms.
Astyanax altiparanae Garutti & britski, 2000, popularly known as yellow-tailed lambari, belongs to the family Characidae and is widely distributed throughout the Upper Parana River basin.
The genus Astyanax Baird & Girrard, 1854, include fishes known as "lambaris" or "piabas", and is one of the most rich and complex genus in terms of species within the family Characidae, occurring from the South of the United States to Argentina (Oyakawa, 2006).
This study stands out for examining the diet of Astyanax altiparanae Garutti; Britski, 2000, popularly known as tambiu and lambari-do-rabo-amarelo, belonging to the family Characidae and widely distributed throughout the upper Parana river basin.
The family Characidae, mostly Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier) represented 50% of the catch.
The family Characidae, included into Characiformes, has been divided into subfamilies by different authors, due to the large number of species and the similarities among groups of genera.