Overview

Distribution

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

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 13 - 17; Analsoft rays: 29 - 33; Vertebrae: 36 - 38
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Size

Maximum size: 279.4 mm SL
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Max. size

27.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39031))
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Diagnostic Description

Proximal black band on caudal fin, vertically elongated stripes on the lateral body and no prominent vertical humeral blotch.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Procamallanus Infection 10. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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