Freshwater Fish Species in Sao Francisco River [Eastern Brazil]

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Fish Species in Sao Francisco


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=61]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acestrorhynchus britskii Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.7 native
Acestrorhynchus lacustris Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 33 TL 4.6 native
Acinocheirodon melanogramma Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Apareiodon hasemani Parodontidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Apareiodon ibitiensis Parodontidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.9 native
Apareiodon piracicabae Parodontidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 native
Brycon nattereri Characidae benthopelagic 36 TL 2.7 native
Brycon orthotaenia Characidae benthopelagic 41 TL 2.8 native
Bryconamericus stramineus Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Cephalosilurus fowleri Pseudopimelodidae demersal 41 TL 3.0 native
Cetopsorhamdia iheringi Heptapteridae demersal 5 TL 3.0 native
Compsura heterura Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Corydoras difluviatilis Callichthyidae demersal 0 TL 0.0 native
Corydoras garbei Callichthyidae demersal 6 TL 2.9 native
Franciscodoras marmoratus Doradidae demersal 36 TL 3.0 native
Galeocharax gulo Characidae benthopelagic 27 TL 3.2 native
Harttia torrenticola Loricariidae demersal 10 TL 2.4 native
Hasemania nana Characidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus brevis Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Hemigrammus gracilis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus marginatus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodus gracilis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 20 TL 2.9 native
Hemipsilichthys stephanus Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.8 native
Hyphessobrycon micropterus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon santae Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hysteronotus megalostomus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Imparfinis borodini Heptapteridae demersal 12 TL 3.2 native
Imparfinis minutus Heptapteridae demersal 15 TL 3.0 native
Kolpotocheirodon theloura Characidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Lophiosilurus alexandri Pseudopimelodidae demersal 72 TL 3.6 native
Moenkhausia costae Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.0 native
Myleus altipinnis Characidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.3 native
Myleus micans Characidae benthopelagic 34 TL 2.7 native
Neoplecostomus franciscoensis Loricariidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Oxydoras niger Doradidae demersal 122 TL 2.9 native
Pachyurus francisci Sciaenidae benthopelagic 28 TL 3.5 endemic
Parodon hilarii Parodontidae benthopelagic 16 TL 3.0 native
Phenacogaster franciscoensis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Prochilodus argenteus Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 54 TL 2.9 native
Psellogrammus kennedyi Characidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.9 native
Pseudauchenipterus flavescens Auchenipteridae demersal 19 TL 2.8 native
Pseudocetopsis gobioides Cetopsidae demersal 14 TL 3.2 native
Pseudopimelodus charus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 25 TL 3.0 native
Pseudotatia parva Auchenipteridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Pygocentrus piraya Characidae pelagic 42 TL 3.9 endemic
Rhamdiopsis microcephala Heptapteridae demersal 17 TL 3.0 native
Rhinelepis aspera Loricariidae demersal 33 TL 2.0 native
Rivulus decoratus Rivulidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Roeboides xenodon Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 3.6 native
Salminus hilarii Characidae benthopelagic 61 TL 2.9 native
Serrapinnus heterodon Characidae pelagic 5 TL 3.2 native
Serrapinnus piaba Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Serrasalmus brandti Characidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.6 endemic
Spatuloricaria nudiventris Loricariidae demersal 34 TL 2.0 native
Stegophilus insidiosus Trichomycteridae demersal 6 TL 4.5 native
Steindachnerina elegans Curimatidae benthopelagic 13 TL 0.0 native
Sternopygus macrurus Sternopygidae benthopelagic 141 TL 3.2 native
Stygichthys typhlops Characidae pelagic 3 TL 3.0 endemic
Trachelyopterus leopardinus Auchenipteridae demersal 18 TL 3.1 native
Trichomycterus concolor Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 17 TL 3.2 native
Triportheus guentheri Characidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.0 native
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