Freshwater Fish Species in Uruguay River [Uruguay]

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Fish Species in Uruguay


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=62]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Acestrorhynchus pantaneiro Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 30 TL 3.8 native
Astyanax ojiara Characidae benthopelagic 10 TL 2.9 native
Bunocephalus doriae Aspredinidae demersal 10 TL 2.6 native
Bunocephalus iheringii Aspredinidae demersal 8 TL 2.7 native
Catathyridium jenynsii Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Catathyridium lorentzii Achiridae demersal 17 TL 3.4 native
Characidium occidentale Crenuchidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Characidium rachovii Crenuchidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Characidium serrano Crenuchidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Characidium tenue Crenuchidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Charax stenopterus Characidae benthopelagic 12 TL 3.9 native
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla lepidota Cichlidae benthopelagic 22 TL 3.6 native
Crenicichla scottii Cichlidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.2 native
Crenicichla vittata Cichlidae benthopelagic 32 TL 3.1 native
Cynopotamus argenteus Characidae benthopelagic 26 TL 3.9 native
Cyphocharax platanus Curimatidae benthopelagic 17 TL 2.7 native
Gymnogeophagus balzanii Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus Cichlidae benthopelagic 15 TL 3.0 native
Hemipsilichthys hystrix Loricariidae benthopelagic 0 TL   native
Hemipsilichthys vestigipinnis Loricariidae demersal 12 TL 2.8 native
Heptapterus mustelinus Heptapteridae demersal 9 TL 3.0 native
Heterocheirodon yatai Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.2 native
Hisonotus ringueleti Loricariidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.0 native
Hoplosternum littorale Callichthyidae demersal 20 TL 2.7 native
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon luetkenii Characidae benthopelagic 7 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon uruguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 2.9 native
Hypobrycon leptorhynchus Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Hypobrycon maromba Characidae benthopelagic 6 TL 3.0 native
Jenynsia eirmostigma Anablepidae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 native
Jenynsia onca Anablepidae pelagic 4 TL   native
Loricariichthys anus Loricariidae demersal 26 TL 2.8 native
Loricariichthys melanocheilus Loricariidae demersal 26 TL 2.8 native
Macropsobrycon uruguayanae Characidae benthopelagic 5 TL 3.0 native
Microglanis cottoides Pseudopimelodidae demersal 7 TL 3.0 native
Microglanis eurystoma Pseudopimelodidae demersal 10 TL 3.2 native
Odontesthes humensis Atherinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 2.5 native
Odontesthes orientalis Atherinidae benthopelagic 29 TL 2.5 native
Oligosarcus brevioris Characidae benthopelagic 21 TL 3.5 native
Oligosarcus oligolepis Characidae pelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Parastegophilus maculatus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 6 TL 4.5 native
Paravandellia oxyptera Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 4 TL 2.9 native
Piaractus mesopotamicus Characidae demersal 50 TL 2.0 native
Pimelodus absconditus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 19 TL 3.5 native
Potamotrygon brachyura Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Potamotrygon motoro Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 99 TL 3.6 native
Pseudocetopsis gobioides Cetopsidae demersal 14 TL 3.2 native
Pseudohemiodon devincenzii Loricariidae demersal 18 TL 2.1 native
Pseudopimelodus mangurus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 43 TL 3.0 native
Rhamdella longiuscula Heptapteridae demersal 23 TL 3.3 native
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Cynodontidae pelagic 69 TL 2.9 native
Rivulus punctatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Roeboides prognathus Characidae benthopelagic 18 TL 4.1 native
Salminus brasiliensis Characidae benthopelagic 122 TL 4.1 native
Serrapinnus calliurus Characidae benthopelagic 4 TL 3.0 native
Steindachnerina biornata Curimatidae benthopelagic 9 TL 2.1 native
Steindachnerina brevipinna Curimatidae benthopelagic 14 TL 2.7 native
Tatia boemia Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 9 TL 3.2 native
Thoracocharax stellatus Gasteropelecidae pelagic 8 TL 3.1 native
Trachelyopterus teaguei Auchenipteridae demersal 24 TL 3.1 native
Triportheus paranensis Characidae benthopelagic 20 TL 3.1 native
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