Overview

Distribution

South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
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Amazon and Orinoco River basins: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 300 mm TL
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Max. size

30.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39031))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds on fish and benthic organisms (Ref. 12371).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: minor commercial
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