Carnegiella schereri Fernández-Yépez, 1950
Dwarf hatchetfish
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Gasteropelecidae (Freshwater hatchetfishes)
Max. size:  2.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin in Peru and Brazil.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.01.09
Checked by: Weitzman, Stanley - 21.06.01

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