Copeina guttata (Steindachner, 1876)
Redspotted tetra
Copeina guttata
photo by Landines, M.

Family:  Lebiasinidae (Pencilfishes), subfamily: Pyrrhulininae
Max. size:  7.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  South America: middle Amazon River basin.
Biology:  Feeds on worms, insects and small crustaceans (Ref. 7020).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.06.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.01.09
Checked by: Weitzman, Marilyn - 30.07.01

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