Brycon falcatus Müller & Troschel, 1844
photo by Castro-Lima, F.

Family:  Bryconidae ("Brycon characins"), subfamily: Bryconinae
Max. size:  48.9 cm SL (male/unsexed); 49.5 cm SL (female); max.weight: 2,720.0 g; max.weight: 3,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5 - 7.5; dH range: 25
Distribution:  South America: Rivers in Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana; Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
Biology:  Inhabits rivers. Is an omnivorous species. Little is known of its biology (Ref. 12225).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.

Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17