Freshwater Fish Species in Maraņon River [Peru]

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Fish Species in Maraņon

Rises in the Andes Mts. in Peru, joins the Ucayali river to form the Amazon river


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=15]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Ageneiosus brevis Auchenipteridae pelagic 20 TL 3.2 native
Astroblepus labialis Astroblepidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Astroblepus supramollis Astroblepidae demersal 10 TL 3.0 native
Brycon stolzmanni Characidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.3 native
Chasmocranus quadrizonatus Heptapteridae demersal 15 TL 3.2 native
Creagrutus kunturus Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.0 native
Ernstichthys megistus Aspredinidae demersal 9 TL 3.2 native
Glyptoperichthys scrophus Loricariidae demersal 34 TL 2.7 native
Hemiodus amazonum Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.0 native
Heros efasciatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 18 TL 2.9 native
Imparfinis parvus Heptapteridae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.2 native
Lebiasina bimaculata Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.9 native
Rhynchodoras woodsi Doradidae demersal 13 TL 2.1 native
Spatuloricaria puganensis Loricariidae demersal 34 TL 2.0 native
Trachelyopterus galeatus Auchenipteridae demersal 27 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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