Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found in fast-flowing creeks.
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Distribution

South America: Amazon, Essequibo, Orinoco, and Tocantins River basins.
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Amazon, Essequiblo, Orinoco, and Tocantins River basins: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 60 mm TL
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Max. size

10.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38383))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.0 - 7.5; dH range: 18
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Spawns in intervalls (Ref. 1672).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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