IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

Medium sized fish considered to be the most southern characid living in temperate waters. Young with very tiny soft and delicate scales which are reabsorbed into the skin making the skin greasy and often with granulated or spongy appearance (Ref. 7252).

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