Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Used to be cultured commercially in Peru (Ref. 7306).
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Distribution

South America: Magdalena River basin in Colombia.
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Magdalena River basin, Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 280 mm TL
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Max. size

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

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: minor commercial; aquaculture: commercial; gamefish: yes
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