Overview

Distribution

Upper Paraná River basin: Argentina and Brazil.
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South America: Upper Paraná River basin.
  • Lucena, C.A.S. and N.A. Menezes 2003 Subfamily Characinae (Characins, tetras). p. 200-208. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36811)
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 220 mm SL
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Max. size

22.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 35496))
  • 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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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Paracapillaria Infestation 1. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Cystidicoloides Infection 2. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Galeocharax knerii

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

ACCCTTTACTTAGTATTTGGTGCCTGGGCTGGAATAGTGGGCACAGCCCTC---AGCCTTCTAATCCGGGCAGAATTAAGTCAACCCGGGTCACTTCTAGGTGAT---GACCAGATTTATAATGTTATCGTTACTGCACATGCATTCGTAATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCTGTAATAATTGGGGGTTTTGGGAATTGACTTATTCCATTAATA---ATTGGCGCCCCTGACATAGCTTTCCCTCGAATAAATAACATAAGCTTCTGGCTTCTCCCACCATCATTCCTTCTCCTTCTAGCCTCATCAGGTGTTGAAGCTGGAGCAGGAACAGGCTGAACTGTGTATCCACCCCTTGCAGGTAATTTAGCGCACGCAGGAGCTTCCGTAGATTTA---ACCATTTTTTCACTTCATTTGGCTGGAGTATCTTCTATTTTAGGCGCTATTAACTTTATTACAACTATTATTAATATAAAACCCCCAGCCATTTCTCAGTATCAAACCCCTTTATTTGTTTGAGCTGTCTTAATTACAGCTGTTCTTCTTCTTTTATCTTTACCTGTCCTAGCAGCT---GGTATTACAATACTTTTAACAGACCGAAACCTAAATACTACATTTTTTGACCCATCAGGAGGAGGGGACCCAATTCTCTATCAACACTTA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Galeocharax knerii

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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