Brycon melanopterus (Cope, 1872)
Brycon melanopterus
photo by Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo

Family:  Bryconidae ("Brycon characins"), subfamily: Bryconinae
Max. size:  38 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 4,350.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 7.5; dH range: 20, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 


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