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Biology

Aquarium specimens reach 5.0 TL (Ref. 2060).
  • Taphorn, D., R. Royero, A. Machado-Allison and F. Mago Leccia 1997 Lista actualizada de los peces de agua dulce de Venezuela. p.55-100. In E. La Marca (ed.) Catálogo zoológico de Venezuela. vol. 1. Vertebrados actuales y fosiles de Venezuela. Museo de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Mérida, Venezuela. (Ref. 28768)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=28768&speccode=51825 External link.
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Distribution

Lake Valencia tributaries and Guarico River basin, Venezuela.
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South America: Valencia Lake tributaries and Guarico River basin in Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

4.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38597))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.5; dH range: 25
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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