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Recent observations

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Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi

Observer

calvinli1992

Date

September 26, 2016 09:07 PM PDT

Description

Schooling characteristics

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red-bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri

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dwboston

Date

September 9, 2016 10:28 AM CDT

Description

09/09/2016, 10:28 AM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/80 sec, f/5, 50mm (EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM), ISO 6400 (auto), Exp comp +1/3

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Serpae tetra Hyphessobrycon eques

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kurniasada

Date

June 18, 2014 05:59 AM PDT

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catta

Date

November 8, 2013

Description

Tiputini Biodiversity Station

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catta

Date

November 8, 2013

Description

Tiputini Biodiversity Station

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

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gtsalmon

Date

September 4, 2016 12:52 PM CDT

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Neon Tetra Paracheirodon innesi

Observer

danet_planet

Date

September 9, 2016 03:32 PM NZST

Description

There were 5 of them

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Piranhas, Pacus and Silver dollars Subfamily Serrasalminae

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dendzo

Date

April 23, 2010 11:17 AM CEST

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Mexican Tetra Astyanax mexicanus

Observer

pepepaulin

Date

January 1, 2012 12:00 AM CST

Description

Pequeñas y efímeras charcas en río Sabinas, cerca de ejido Morelos, Múzquiz, Coah.

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red-bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri

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jasminehernandez

Date

August 11, 2016 02:23 PM CDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Observer

pws14

Date

August 11, 2016

Description

Found along the Tiputini River, where the Blackwater lake lake flows into the river.

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belenjd

Date

August 16, 2016 07:20 AM 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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