Overview

Distribution

South America: Rio Amazonas and Rio Solimões to Rio Ucayali drainge in Peru.
  • Zanata, A.M. and M. Toledo-Piza 2004 Taxonomic revision of the South American fish genus Chalceus Cuvier (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes) with the description of three new species. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 140(1):103-135. (Ref. 55827)
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Upper Amazon River basin: Brazil and Peru.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

21.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Chalceus erythrurus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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