List of Freshwater Fishes reported from Brazil
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Table 1: 3624 species currently present in the country/island (endemic, native, introduced, reintroduced);
Table 2: 20 species possibly present in the country/island (stray, questionable);
Table 3: 17 species demonstrated to be absent in the country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: 3661 species reported from the country/island altogether.
Table 1: 3624 species currently present in the country/island.
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Order Family Species Occurrence FishBase name Name in Country
Characiformes Anostomidae Abramites hypselonotusnative Marbled headstander Piau-tambaqui 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acanthicus adonisnative  Acary avion 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acanthicus hystrixnative  Canana capeta 
Siluriformes Aspredinidae Acanthobunocephalus scruggsinative   
Siluriformes Doradidae Acanthodoras cataphractusnative Spiny catfish Daqueiro 
Siluriformes Doradidae Acanthodoras depressusnative   
Siluriformes Doradidae Acanthodoras spinosissimusnative Talking catfish Bacuzinho roncador 
Siluriformes Trichomycteridae Acanthopoma annectensnative   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Acarichthys heckeliinative Threadfin acara Acará 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Acaronia nassanative Bigeye cichlid Acará boca de quguiá 
Cichliformes Cichlidae Acaronia vultuosanative   
Siluriformes Heptapteridae Acentronichthys fissipinnisendemic   
Siluriformes Heptapteridae Acentronichthys leptosendemic  Bagre 
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acestridium discusnative   
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acestridium gymnogasternative   
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acestridium scutatumnative   
Siluriformes Loricariidae Acestridium triplaxnative   
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus acutusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus maculosusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus nigrifasciatusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus pallidusnative   
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus sardinanative  Pirapuco miri 
Characiformes Characidae Acestrocephalus stigmatusnative   
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus abbreviatusnative  Cachorrinho 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus altusnative  Cachorrinho 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus britskiinative  Peixe cachorro 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus falcatusnative  Ueua 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus falcirostrisnative  Anicauera 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus grandoculisnative  Peixe cachorro 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus heterolepisnative  Peixe cachorro 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus isalineaenative   
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus lacustrisnative  Peixe cadela 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus maculipinnanative  Peixe cachorro 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus microlepisnative Pike characin Cachorinho 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus minimusnative  Cachorrinho 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus nasutusnative  Cachorrinho 
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae Acestrorhynchus pantaneironative  Peixe-cachorro 
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae Achirus achirusnative Drab sole Linguado 
Characiformes Characidae Acinocheirodon melanogrammanative  Lambari 
Characiformes Serrasalmidae Acnodon normaninative Sheep-pacu Pacu 
Characiformes Serrasalmidae Acnodon senainative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus balaenopsnative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus clarkaenative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus devenanziinative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus duarteinative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus nebulosusnative   
Gymnotiformes Apteronotidae Adontosternarchus sachsinative   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Aequidens diademanative   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Aequidens epaeendemic   
Cichliformes Cichlidae Aequidens gerciliaeendemic   
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