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Cyphocharax saladensis  (Meinken, 1933)

Rosy curimata
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Curimatidae (Toothless characins)
Etymology: Cyphocharax: Greek, kyphos = curved, humpback + Greek, charax = a marine fish without identification (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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South America: Southern part of La Plata River basin and coastal drainages of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, Brazil to Argentina (Ref. 9086).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111732); max. published weight: 11.70 g (Ref. 111732)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on detritus (Ref. 12371).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Vari, Richard P. | Collaborators

Vari, R.P., 1992. Systematics of the neotropical characiform genus Cyphocharax Fowler (Pisces, Ostariophysi). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 529:137 p. (Ref. 11334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: commercial
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