Astyanax leopoldi Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1988
Astyanax leopoldi
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Characidae (Characins; tetras), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Approuague and Oyapock River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Frequently found in calm zones of the rapids. Often captured in great numbers, indicating a gregarious behavior (Ref. 12225).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 10.12.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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