Triportheus brachipomus (Valenciennes, 1850)
Triportheus brachipomus
photo by Castro-Lima, F.

Family:  Triportheidae (Hatchet characins), subfamily: Triportheinae
Max. size:  21.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Rio Orinoco, Essequibo River, Demerara River, Courantijne River, Maroni River and rio Araguari drainages.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.09.06
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.11.13

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