Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Reaches over 10 cm SL (Ref. 38376).
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Distribution

South America: Orinoco and Amazon River basins.
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Orinoco and Amazon River basins: Venezuela and Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Procamallanus Infection 18. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
  • Moravec, F. 1998 Nematodes of freshwater fishes of the neotropical region. 464 p. Praha, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. (Ref. 51153)
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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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