Collected in the bay of the river Paraguay, Pantanal of Mato Grosso - Brazil.
Coletado em baía do rio Paraguai, Pantanal do Mato Grosso - Brasil.
0-3m depth in sun-exposed areas of ceynote.
Black Pacu, Colossoma macropomum
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...