Tetragonopterus argenteus Cuvier, 1816
Tetragonopterus argenteus
photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Tetragonopterinae
Max. size:  11.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 8.5; dH range: 30
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and La Plata basins.
Biology:  Consumed locally for recovery or during illness. Carnivorous (Ref. 42843).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 27.06.91
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.12.08
Checked by: Reis, Roberto E. - 25.05.01

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