The links on this page will lead you to pictures of many of the tropical fish varieties seen today. They will be listed by family, with both common and scientific names. All photos were either submitted to me, used with the owners permission or thought to be in the public domain. Please send in yours today. Enjoy!


Common Name
Scientific Name
Anostomus anostomus
Hemigrammus ocellifer
Poecilocharax weitzmani
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
Colossoma macropomum
Hyphessobrycon (Megalamphodus) megalopterus
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Carnegiella marthae
Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus
Aphyocharax anisitsi
Boehlkea fredcochui
Exodon paradoxus
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
Paracheirodon axelrodi
Characidium fasciatum
Moenkhausia collettii
Hyphessobrycon columbianus
Phenacogrammus interruptus
Moenkhausia pittieri
Hyphessobrycon amandae
Semaprochilodus insignis
Hyphessobrycon flammeus
Prionobrama filigera
Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Nannostomus beckfordi
Hemigrammus rodwayi
Aphyocharax rathbuni
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis
Leporinus fasciatus
Carnegiella strigata
Abramites hypselonotus
Paracheirodon innesi
Nannostomus unifasciatus
Nannaethiops unitaeniatus
Thayeria boehlkei
Chalceus macrolepidotus
Pygocentrus nattereri, Pygocentrus piraya, Serrasalmus rhombeus
Pristella maxillaris
Moenkhausia oligolepis
Myloplus rubripinnis
Piaractus brachypomus
Hyphessobrycon (Megalamphodus) sweglesi
Pygocentrus nattereri
Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
Hemigrammus rhodostomus
Hyphessobrycon serpae
Metynnis hypsauchen
Gasteropelecus sternicla
Mylossoma duriventre
Iguanodectes spilurus
Hasemania nana
Hydrolycus Scomberoides
Serrasalmus rhombeus

I would like to thank the members of Badmans Tropical fish and the Tropical Fish Gallery. Most of these great pictures were posted either on the message boards or in the photo gallery itself.


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