Overview

Distribution

South America: upper Paraguay and Napo River basins.
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Upper Paraguay and Napo River basins: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 42 mm SL
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Max. size

4.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 27925))
  • Oyakawa, O.T. 1998 Catalogo dos tipos de peixes recentes do Museu de Zoologia da USP. I. Characiformes (Teleostei: Ostariophysi). Pap. Avuls. Zool. 39(23):443-507. (Ref. 27925)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater
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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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Wikipedia

Engraulisoma taeniatum

Engraulisoma taeniatum is a species of characiform fish that is found in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. it is found in the basins of the Paraguay and Napo Rivers. Is the sole member of its genus.

References

  1. ^ Oliveira, C., Avelino, G.S., Abe, K.T., Mariguela, T.C., Benine, R.C., Orti, G., Vari, R.P., & Correa e Castro, R.M. (2011): Phylogenetic relationships within the speciose family Characidae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes) based on multilocus analysis and extensive ingroup sampling. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11: 275. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-275


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