Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Omnivorous.
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Distribution

South America: Middle and upper Amazon Basin.
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Middle and upper Amazon and Orinoco basins: Brazil, Peru and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 60 mm TL
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Max. size

6.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater; pH range: 5.6 - 7.8; dH range: 20
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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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Wikipedia

Paragoniates alburnus

Paragoniates alburnus is a species of characin found in the Amazon River basin in Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela. It is also found as an aquarium fish. It is the only member of its genus.

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