Melanocharacidium pectorale Buckup, 1993
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Family:  Crenuchidae (South American darters), subfamily: Characidiinae
Max. size:  4.36 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rivers with rocky bottoms.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 25.05.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 08.10.08
Checked by: Buckup, Paolo A. - 13.11.01

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