Triportheus pictus (Garman, 1890)
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Family:  Triportheidae (Hatchet characins), subfamily: Triportheinae
Max. size:  10.74 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 7.19999980926514; dH range: 15
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occasionally jump out of the water and sail for short distances. Maximum length reported to reach 16 cm TL (Ref. 2060).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 10.10.97
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.11.13

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