Overview

Distribution

Paraguay and lower Paraná River basins: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
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South America: Paraguay and lower Parana River basins (Ref. 35496). Reported from the Uruguay River, Brazil (Ref. 79585).
  • Menezes, N.A. 1976 On the Cynopotaminae, a new subfamily of Characidae (Osteichthyes, Ostariophysi, Characoidei). Arq. Zool. (Sao Paulo) 28(2):1-91. (Ref. 35496)
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 137 mm SL
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Max. size

30.5 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 79585)); max. published weight: 347 g (Ref. 79585)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Eustrongylides Infestation 2 (Larvae). 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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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Galeocharax humeralis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 7
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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