Overview

Distribution

South America: Amazon River basin in Brazil.
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Amazon River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

3.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Type Information

Paratype for Hoplocharax goethei Gery
Catalog Number: USNM 203806
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): E. Fittkau & J. Gery
Year Collected: 1965
Locality: Igarape Castanha, Into Rio Negro, 2 Hrs. Upstream From Manaus., Amazonas, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Gery, J. 1966. Ichthyologica; The Aquarium Journal. 38 (3): 286-296.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Hoplocharax goethei

Hoplocharax goethei is a species of characin endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Amazon Basin.[4][5] It is the only member of its genus. It is commonly found in freshwater environments at a benthopelagic depth. This species is native to a tropical environment.[4] This fish can reach a length of about 3 cm (1.2 in) as an unsexed male.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoplocharax goethei Piikkitetra". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hoplocharax goethei Géry 1966". Fish Wise. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hoplocharax goethei Géry, 1966". ITIS Standard Report Page. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Hoplocharax goethei 1966". Fish Base. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hoplocharax goethei". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 

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