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Recent observations

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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ekmoody

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May 4, 2013 01:05 PM MDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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ekmoody

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June 20, 2012 12:45 AM MDT

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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neild

Date

April 4, 2010 02:43 PM EDT

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reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 06:42 PM EST

Description

"bucktooth Tetra"

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Black widow tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

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givernykate

Date

November 19, 2016 11:55 AM NZDT

Description

Black Tetra in Pet Store

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Neon Tetra Paracheirodon innesi

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givernykate

Date

December 15, 2016 12:11 PM NZDT

Description

Neon Tetra at Butterfly Creek

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Lemon Tetra Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis

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givernykate

Date

December 15, 2016 12:04 PM NZDT

Description

Lemon Tetra at Butterfly Creek

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Buenos Aires Tetra Hyphessobrycon anisitsi

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givernykate

Date

December 15, 2016 12:03 PM NZDT

Description

Buenos Aires Tetra at Butterfly Creek

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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kucycads

Date

December 19, 2016 11:34 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi

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brynna

Date

December 11, 2016

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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elvalledelaluna

Date

August 6, 2011 04:47 AM EDT

Description

Astyanax sp. (sardina de río)

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Black widow tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

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bookworm91

Date

December 5, 2016 03:34 PM PST

Description

Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

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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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