Overview

Distribution

Trombetas River, lower Tapajós River and Canumã River in the Madeira River drainage, Brazil.
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South America: Rio Trombetas, lower Rio Tapajós and lower Rio Madeira drainages.
  • Zanata, A.M. and M. Toledo-Piza 2004 Taxonomic revision of the South American fish genus Chalceus Cuvier (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes) with the description of three new species. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 140(1):103-135. (Ref. 55827)
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Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Chalceus spilogyros Zanata & Toledo-Piza
Catalog Number: USNM 368278
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1970
Locality: Brazil, Para, Igarape Jacare, Right Margin of Rio Tapajos, Near Boim., Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Zanata, A. M. & Toledo-Piza, M. 2004. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 140 (1): 121, Figs. 14-17.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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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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