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Recent observations

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Observer

npollock66

Date

December 31, 2014

Place

Cuiaba (Google, OSM)

Description

Didn't eat this one

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

February 16, 2015

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

February 16, 2015

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

hydaticus

Date

February 14, 2015

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

March 20, 2011

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What

pepesca Astyanax aeneus

Date

August 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

pepesca Astyanax aeneus

Date

May 24, 2014

Description

Atrapados y devueltos al río : En esta zona los chiquillos se divierten mucho co el agua y los peces ...

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

annemirdl

Date

December 31, 2014

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What

銀板 Piaractus brachypomus

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

December 16, 2014 01:50 PM HKT

Description

銀板 Pacu / Colossoma brachypomum (=Piaractus brachypomus)

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No photos or sounds

Observer

fisherman

Date

November 5, 2011

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

manuelnevarez

Date

October 10, 2014

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Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

July 9, 2012

Description

A Red-bellied Piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri, was observed at the Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, Texas.

This fish is native to Brazil, Amazon River basin, but I do not know the details of its provenance, so I'm marking it as captive. If I should change it to wild, please let me know.

Similarly, I don't know if I should set the map to the aquarium where I saw it or its native range, which would be a huge error margin.

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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...

No range data available.