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Brachyhypopomus occidentalis (Regan 1914)

Brachyhypopomus occidentalis (Knifefish) is a species of bony fishes in the family Hypopomidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 17.5 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on anal fin swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 16 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Knifefish. View this species on GBIF