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Characins (Characiformes) fish profiles

Hagfishes
Chimaeras
Hagfishes
Lampreys
Sharks and Rays
Ray-finned fishes
Anglerfishes
Beardfishes
Bichirs
Bonefishes
Bony tongues
Bowfins
Carps
Catfish
Characins
African pikes
African tetras
Characins
Distichodontidae
Dogtooth characins
Flannel-mouth characiforms
Freshwater hatchetfishes
Halftooths
Headstanders
Headstanders
Lutefishes
Pencilfishes
Pike-characids
Scrapetooths
Smallscale pike characins
South American darters
Toothless characins
Trahiras
Clingfishes
Cods
Cusk eels
Dories
Eels and Morays
Flatfishes
Gars
Grinners
Halosaurs and deep-sea Spiny eels
Herrings
Jellynose fishes
Knifefishes
Lanternfishes
Lightfishes and Dragonfishes
Live bearers, Killifishes and Rivulines
Milkfish
Mullets
Needle fishes
Perch-like fish
Pikes and Mudminnows
Pipefishes and Seahorses
Pricklefishes, Bigscales and Gibberfishes
Puffers and Filefishes
Pygmy sunfishes
Salmons
Sawbellies
Scorpionfishes and Flatheads
Silversides
Smelts
Spiny eels
Sticklebacks and Seamoths
Sturgeons and Paddlefishes
Swallowers and Gulpers
Tarpons and Tenpounders
Toadfishes
Trout-perches, Pirate perches and Cavefish
Velifers, Tube-eyes and Ribbonfishes
Whalefishes
Lobe-finned fishes
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Characins information and info on the Characiformes also known as Characins

Families within this order


African pikes
(Hepsetidae)

African tetras
(Alestidae)

Characins
(Characidae)

Distichodontidae
(Distichodontidae)

Dogtooth characins
(Cynodontidae)

Flannel-mouth characiforms
(Prochilodontidae)

Freshwater hatchetfishes
(Gasteropelecidae)

Halftooths
(Hemiodontidae)

Headstanders
(Anostomidae)

Headstanders
(Chilodontidae)

Lutefishes
(Citharinidae)

Pencilfishes
(Lebiasinidae)

Pike-characids
(Ctenoluciidae)

Scrapetooths
(Parodontidae)

Smallscale pike characins
(Acestrorhynchidae)

South American darters
(Crenuchidae)

Toothless characins
(Curimatidae)

Trahiras
(Erythrinidae)