Semaprochilodus taeniurus (Valenciennes, 1821)
Silver prochilodus
Semaprochilodus taeniurus
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Prochilodontidae (Flannel-mouth characiforms)
Max. size:  27.2 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 605.5 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 5.5 - 7.5; dH range: 20, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: central portions of the Amazon basin and tributary rivers.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 05.10.16
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 29.11.96

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