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Observer

tobler

Date

February 3, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tobler

Date

January 31, 2009

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What

Leporinus granti Leporinus granti

Observer

tobler

Date

February 1, 2009

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Observer

lotlhmoq

Date

November 1, 2011 12:00 AM CET

Description

Brazil, Mato Grosso do Sul, Bonito, Rio da Prata, November 10, 2011
photo: lotlhmoq

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Description from Wikipedia

The Anostomidae are a family of ray-finned fishes that belong to the order Characiformes. Closely related to the Chilodontidae and formerly included with them, the Anostomidae contain over 140 described species. Commonly known as anostomids, they are found in freshwater habitats from the Río Atrato in northernmost South America to warm-temperate central Argentina; they are of Amazonian origin, with few found west of the Andes (mainly in Colombia and Venezuela). Their scientific name approximately means "mouth...

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