Overview

Distribution

South America: coastal rivers of the Guianas and the upper Amazon River basin.
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Coastal rivers of Guianas and upper Amazon River basin: Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Cotype for Leporinus alternus
Catalog Number: USNM 66219
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Bartica (British Guiana), Guyana, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Leporinus alternus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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