Overview

Distribution

South America: Upper Amazon River basin in Peru and Bolivia.
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Upper Amazon River basin: Bolivia and Peru.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

22.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38504))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5 - 7.5; dH range: 20
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Trophic Strategy

Inhabits streams and lakes. Feeds by crushing fruits and seeds.
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Diseases and Parasites

Procamallanus Infection 10. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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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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