Astyanax scabripinnis (Jenyns, 1842)
photo by Sazima, I.

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 18
Distribution:  South America: Brazil and Argentina.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 22-22
Biology:  Occurs in lentic environment (Ref. 11229).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.03.95
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 07.01.11

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