Overview

Distribution

Balsas River basin, Mexico.
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North America: Mexico, Río Balsas.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Paratype for Melaniris balsanus
Catalog Number: USNM 55793
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): S. Meek
Locality: Balsas, Mexico, Mexico, North America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Laurotravassoxyuris Infestation. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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