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Recent observations

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Date

May 22, 2010 02:58 PM HST

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What

red-bellied pacu Piaractus brachypomus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

January 13, 2016 12:20 PM IST

Description

Red-bellied Pacu
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 13th January 2016
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 11, 2016 04:10 PM EST

Description

sp. prob. melanopterus

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What

red-bellied pacu Piaractus brachypomus

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 11, 2016 03:58 PM EST

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 11, 2016 03:53 PM EST

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

smog

Date

December 3, 2015

Description

Associated spring openings of the Edwards Aquifer.

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

marcoarroyo

Date

April 12, 2007 02:19 PM CDT

Place

rio coy (Google, OSM)

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

canopeamx

Date

November 14, 2015 04:43 PM CST

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

November 3, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

beschwar

Date

October 17, 2015 01:24 PM CDT

Description

Dropped by an Arid Land Ribbon Snake after the snake was startled

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

August 30, 2015 07:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

red-bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri

Observer

davidr

Date

August 7, 2015 02:12 AM HST
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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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