Freshwater Fish Species in Magdalena River [Colombia]

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Fish Species in Magdalena


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=63]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acestrocephalus anomalus Characidae benthopelagic 25 TL 3.1 native
Aequidens pulcher Cichlidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.3 native
Ancistrus triradiatus Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.1 native
Argopleura magdalenensis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Astroblepus homodon Astroblepidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Astroblepus santanderensis Astroblepidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.0 native
Astyanax filiferus Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Astyanax magdalenae Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 2.6 native
Astyanax orthodus Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Brachyhypopomus occidentalis Hypopomidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.6 native
Brycon labiatus Characidae benthopelagic 37 TL 2.8 native
Brycon moorei Characidae benthopelagic 61 TL 2.5 native
Brycon rubricauda Characidae benthopelagic 43 TL 2.8 native
Bunocephalus colombianus Aspredinidae demersal 15 TL 3.0 native
Caquetaia kraussii Cichlidae demersal 32 TL 3.1 native
Centrochir crocodili Doradidae demersal 26 TL 3.0 native
Cetopsorhamdia molinae Heptapteridae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Cetopsorhamdia nasus Heptapteridae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus magdalenae Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Creagrutus nigrostigmatus Characidae benthopelagic 3 TL 2.0 native
Ctenolucius hujeta Ctenoluciidae pelagic 28 TL 4.5 native
Curimata mivartii Curimatidae benthopelagic 31 TL 2.3 native
Cynopotamus magdalenae Characidae benthopelagic 49 TL 2.7 native
Cyphocharax magdalenae Curimatidae benthopelagic 19 TL 2.0 native
Dasyloricaria filamentosa Loricariidae demersal 32 TL 2.0 native
Dasyloricaria seminuda Loricariidae demersal 23 TL 2.1 native
Dupouyichthys sapito Aspredinidae demersal 4 TL 3.0 native
Eigenmannia virescens Sternopygidae benthopelagic 35 TL 3.0 native
Gasteropelecus maculatus Gasteropelecidae pelagic 8 TL 3.3 native
Geophagus steindachneri Cichlidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.0 native
Gephyrocharax martae Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Gilbertolus alatus Cynodontidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Hemibrycon decurrens Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Hemibrycon tolimae Characidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Hexanematichthys bonillai Ariidae demersal 80 TL 4.0 native
Hoplosternum magdalenae Callichthyidae demersal 12 TL 3.2 native
Hyphessobrycon panamensis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon proteus Characidae benthopelagic 8 TL 3.0 native
Imparfinis nemacheir Heptapteridae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Lasiancistrus carnegiei Loricariidae demersal 17 TL   native
Lebiasina floridablancaensis Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Leporinus muyscorum Anostomidae benthopelagic 25 TL 2.5 native
Liposarcus multiradiatus Loricariidae demersal 50 TL 2.0 native
Megalonema xanthum Pimelodidae demersal 18 TL 3.0 native
Piabucina pleurotaenia Lebiasinidae pelagic 16 TL 2.9 native
Poecilia caucana Poeciliidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.6 native
Potamotrygon magdalenae Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.2 native
Pseudocetopsis othonops Cetopsidae demersal 14 TL 3.2 native
Pseudopimelodus schultzi Pseudopimelodidae demersal 26 TL 3.4 native
Rhamdia quelen Heptapteridae benthopelagic 43 TL 3.2 native
Rineloricaria magdalenae Loricariidae demersal 16 TL 2.1 native
Roeboides dayi Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.5 native
Saccoderma hastatus Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.1 native
Salminus affinis Characidae benthopelagic 13 TL 3.0 native
Sorubim lima Pimelodidae demersal 53 TL 4.0 native
Sternopygus macrurus Sternopygidae benthopelagic 141 TL 3.2 native
Sturisoma aureum Loricariidae demersal 25 TL   native
Sturisomatichthys leightoni Loricariidae demersal 22 TL 2.8 native
Trachelyopterus insignis Auchenipteridae demersal 25 TL 3.1 native
Trachelyopterus peloichthys Auchenipteridae demersal 20 TL 3.1 native
Triportheus magdalenae Characidae benthopelagic 24 TL 3.0 native
Xyliphius magdalenae Aspredinidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Zungaro zungaro Pimelodidae demersal 171 TL 4.5 native
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