Freshwater Fish Species in Araguaia River [Central Brazil]

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Fish Species in Araguaia
Rises in S central Mato Grosso, Brazil and flows N into Tocantins river


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=27]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Ammoglanis diaphanus Trichomycteridae demersal 3 TL 3.2 native
Apareiodon machrisi Parodontidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Aspidoras belenos Callichthyidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.8 native
Boulengerella cuvieri Ctenoluciidae pelagic 98 TL 3.2 native
Caquetaia spectabilis Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.1 native
Curimata acutirostris Curimatidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.7 native
Farlowella henriquei Loricariidae demersal 21 TL 2.5 native
Hemiodus tocantinensis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus Erythrinidae pelagic 40 TL 3.8 native
Hyphessobrycon amandae Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon haraldschultzi Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.0 native
Loricaria lata Loricariidae demersal 33 TL   native
Otocinclus tapirape Loricariidae demersal 0 TL   native
Pamphorichthys araguaiensis Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3 TL 2.9 native
Pinirampus pirinampu Pimelodidae demersal 120 TL 4.5 native
Potamobatrachus trispinosus Batrachoididae demersal 7 TL 3.2 native
Retroculus lapidifer Cichlidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.0 native
Rhinopetitia myersi Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Rivulus zygonectes Rivulidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Roeboides microlepis Characidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 native
Scoloplax distolothrix Scoloplacidae demersal 3 TL 2.8 native
Semaprochilodus brama Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 35 TL   native
Spectrolebias semiocellatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3 TL 3.4 endemic
Thayeria boehlkei Characidae pelagic 4 TL 3.3 native
Tometes trilobatus Characidae pelagic 53 TL 2.6 native
Trichomycterus punctatissimus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.0 native
Utiaritichthys sennaebragai Characidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.3 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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