Overview

Distribution

South America: Amazon, Xingu and Tocantins River basins in Brazil.
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Amazon, Xingu and Tocantins River basins, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 150 mm TL
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Max. size

13.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39031))
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Type Information

Paratype for Acnodon normani Gosline
Catalog Number: USNM 232931
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Bone Stain
Collector(s): C. Ternetz
Year Collected: 1924
Locality: Brazil: State of Goiaz; Rio Santa Teresa, Western Tributary of Upper Rio Tocantins, Goias, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Gosline, W. A. 1951. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series. 27 (2): 43, 3,5b.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.8 - 7.2; dH range: 18
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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