Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Prefers shallow muddy bottoms with turbid waters (Ref. 26543). Feeds on insect larvae (Ref. 26543).
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Distribution

South America: Magdalena and Atrato River basins.
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Magdalena and Atrato River basins, Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 400 mm WD
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Max. size

35.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Trophic Strategy

Prefers shallow muddy bottoms with turbid waters. Feeds on insect larvae.
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Conservation

Threats

Near Threatened (NT)
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