Overview

Distribution

South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
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Amazon and Orinoco River basins: Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 60 mm TL
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Max. size

5.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5 - 7.5; dH range: 20
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Conservation

Threats

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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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Wikipedia

Gnathocharax steindachneri

Gnathocharax steindachneri is a species of characin found in Orinoco and Amazon Basins. It is also found as an aquarium fish. It is the sole member of its genus. This species is known to be found in freshwater environments at pelagic depths.[2] They are native to a tropical climate. The average length of an unsexed male is about 5 cm (1.9 in). [3]


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  1. ^ "Gnathocharax steindachneri". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gnathocharax Steindachneri Fowler, 1913". Search Fish. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gnathocharax steindachneri Fowler, 1913". Fish Base. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 

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