Knodus meridae Eigenmann, 1911
photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stevardiinae
Max. size:  4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco River basin.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from congeners from the Orinoco and Lake Maracaibo basins by having 2-3 scales from lateral line to and anal-fin base (Ref. 86277).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.08.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Pezzi da Silva, José F. - 29.05.01

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