Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Feeds on mosquito larvae (Ref. 26543).
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Distribution

Lake Maracaibo and Magdalena River basins, Colobmia.
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South America: Maracaibo Lake and Magdalena River basin in Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 24 mm SL
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Max. size

2.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37055))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds on mosquito larvae.
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Nanocheirodon insignis

Nanocheirodon insignis is a species of characin endemic to Colombia where it is found in Lake Maracaibo and the Magdalena River basin. It is the only member of its genus.

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