Overview

Distribution

Upper Amazon River basin of Bolivia and Colombia; recorded from Orinoco River, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago: Bolivia, Colombia, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago.
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South America: upper Amazon River basin (Bolivia and Colombia). Recorded from the Orinoco River, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 60 mm TL
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Max. size

5.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5 - 7.5; dH range: 20
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
  • Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott 1991 World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)
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