Gymnotus omarorum Richer-de-Forges, Crampton & Albert, 2009
photo by Albert, J.S.

 Family:  Gymnotidae (Naked-back knifefishes)
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  pelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Uruguay.
 Biology:  Found in submerged stems and roots of aquatic vegetation in lakes and small streams. Its type locality has the following water parameters: electrical conductivity 170-190 µS/cm, pH 7.6-7.8, temperature 23-28°C. Possibly with paternal brood care (Ref. 82430)..
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 16.11.09
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.11.13

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