Prochilodus nigricans Spix & Agassiz, 1829
Black prochilodus
photo by Holm, E.

Family:  Prochilodontidae (Flannel-mouth characiforms)
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,200.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Tocantins River basins (Ref. 37057). Reported from Argentina (Ref. 9086).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.11.16
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 02.12.96

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