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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

hydaticus

Date

May 28, 2016

Place

balmorhea (Google, OSM)

Description

Eating the skin of @bioblogo 's feet!

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 8, 2016 08:24 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 15, 2016

Description

Fotos tomadas por: Eva Luna Gazabon Sarabia.
Recolector: Investigadores del Futuro de IETA San Francisco de Asis - Marialabaja (Bol.).
Descripcion de la Muestra:
- Largo total: 17 cm.
- Peso: 183 gm.
-Sexo: Hembra.
Es una especie de aguas abiertas, saldas o dulce, su característica física es alargada y ancha como el filo de un cuchillo una especie totalmente planctonica de color plateado en su parte inferior y grisácea en la superior y puede crecer hasta 18 cm de longitud,su reproducción es en la desembocadura de rio con el mar y es de tipo migratorio y siempre se caracterizan por andar en cardumen y son totalmente indefensas y fáciles de depredar

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Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

May 4, 2014 08:17 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

vmagdaleno

Date

May 5, 2016 05:10 PM PDT

Description

All silver fish with a line of black across its body.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

May 1, 2016 09:21 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 30, 2016 05:29 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

maryamrashdi

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

Caught by seining in Devil's River between 11:00 AM-12:30 PM.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 16, 2016 06:05 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 16, 2016 12:07 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 15, 2016 05:01 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

April 8, 2016 06:39 PM CDT
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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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