Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found in lentic environment (Ref. 11229).
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Distribution

South America: Essequibo River basin, Guyana and coastal rivers of Suriname.
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Essequibo River basins and coastal rivers of Suriname: Guyana and Suriname.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 150 mm TL
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Max. size

12.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.5; dH range: 25
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Diseases and Parasites

Procamallanus Infection 10. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Charax gibbosus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 11
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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