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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 16, 2016 06:05 PM CDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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fishesoftexas

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April 16, 2016 12:07 PM CDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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fishesoftexas

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April 15, 2016 05:01 PM CDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

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April 8, 2016 06:39 PM CDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 8, 2016 04:09 PM CDT

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Date

April 9, 2016

Description

Registro y Observación: Exploradores Arcoiris.

Bibliografía:
George Dahl. (1977). Los Peces del Norte de Colombia. INDERENA.

María M. Aguilera Diaz (2006). El Canal del Dique y su subregión. Banco de la República.

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characids Family Characidae

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 9, 2016 04:52 PM EST

Description

Seen along SURA trail, in small creek. Freshwater, fish appr. 20 cm long.

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Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi

Observer

skylerlee

Date

March 23, 2016

Description

Binomial Name: Paracheirodon axelrodi

The Cardinal Tetra is native to the rivers of South America. It's striking neon colors occur naturally. Because these fish were previously difficult to breed in captivity, many fishermen were employed in catching them for the fish tank trade.

The Cardinal Tetra is predatory and feeds upon small insects in the water and microscopic organisms. They thrive in slow moving, warm waters.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Characiformes

Family: Characidae

Genus: Paracheirodon

Species: P. axelrodi

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

confrench33

Date

March 8, 2016 03:58 PM CST

Description

Found at Sunken Garden spring. Caught in gill net. With Texas Biodiversity Collections and Tom Devitt.

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

manuelnevarez

Date

February 26, 2016

Description

Junto con Herychtis.

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Date

February 22, 2016

Place

Veracruz (Google, OSM)

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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manuelnevarez

Date

February 18, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The Characidae, characids or characins are a family of freshwater subtropical and tropical fish, belonging to the order Characiformes. The name "characins" is the historical one, but scientists today tend to prefer "characids" to reflect their status as a by and large monophyletic group at family rank. To arrive there, this family has undergone much systematic and taxonomic change. Among those fishes that remain in the Characidae for the time being are the tetras, comprising the...

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