Common name of Metynnis hypsauchen
 
Common name Pacu dente seco
Language Portuguese
Dialect Tupi
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Brazil
Locality
Ref. Begossi, A. and J.C. Garavello, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st modifier behavior
2nd modifier
Remarks Pacu = from 'pag' + 'u' = the one that eats fast (Bueno, 1998) + dente seco = dry tooth
 
Entered by Freire, Katia de Meirelles Felizola
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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