Overview

Distribution

Upper Cauca River basin, Colombia.
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South America: upper Río Cauca, Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 100 mm ---
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Max. size

17.4 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Paratype for Genycharax tarpon
Catalog Number: USNM 79207
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Locality: Cartago, Columbia, Colombia, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Wikipedia

Genycharax tarpon

Genycharax tarpon is a species of characin endemic to Colombia, where it is found in the upper Rio Cauca. It is the only member of its genus.

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