Leporinus pellegrinii Steindachner, 1910
Leporinus pellegrinii
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

 Family:  Anostomidae (Headstanders)
 Max. size:  12 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 7.5; dH range: 15
 Distribution:  South America: coastal rivers of Guianas and upper Amazon River basin (Ref. 36801). Reported from Argentina (Ref. 9086).
 Biology:  Adults feed on algae and plants (Ref. 2060). Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 09.10.97
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14

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