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Frederick Hermanus Van der Bank. University of Johannesburg. Frederick Hermanus Van der Bank. Year: 2012. Contact: hvdbank@uj.ac.za .   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Characoidei is a suborder of ray-finned fishes. There are 2033 species of Characoidei, in 265 genera and 21 families. This suborder has been around since the maastrichtian age. It includes groups like Smallscale Pike Characins, Lebiasinidae, and Prochilodontidae. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Characoidei. View this species on GBIF