South-American characins

Family Characidae
This family regroups the true South-American characins.

Astyanax jordani – Blind cave tetra
Brachychalcinus orbicularis – Discus tetra
Hyphessobrycon amapaensis – Amapa tetra
Hyphessobrycon ecuadoriensis – Ecuadorian tetra
Hyphessobrycon eques – Jewel tetra
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi – Black neon tetra
Moenkhausia pittieri – Diamond tetra
Paracheirodon axelrodi – Cardinal tetra
Paracheirodon innesi – Neon tetra
Tetragonopterus argenteus – Silver disk tetra

Family Serrasalmidae
This family regroups the Piranhas and related species.

Metynnis fasciatus – Banded silver dollar
Piaractus brachypomus – Red belly pacu
Pygocentrus nattereri – Red piranha
Pygocentrus piraya – San Francisco piranha

Family Bryconidae
This family regroups the Dorado and relative species.

Brycon melanopterus – Blackfin dorada
Salminus brasiliensis – Dorado

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