Salminus affinis Steindachner, 1880
Salminus affinis
photo by Linares, A.

Family:  Bryconidae ("Brycon characins"), subfamily: Salmininae
Max. size:  46.5 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,300.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Magdalena River basin and Santiago River basin in Ecuador.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  An 80 cm TL fish was caught by angling from Rio Nare of the Magdalena basin (A. Linares, pers. comm., 11/02).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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