Metynnis cuiaba Pavanelli, Ota & Petry, 2009
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 Family:  Serrasalmidae ()
 Max. size:  14.25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Rio Paraguai basin, in Cuiabá and Manso river drainages, including lakes (baías) in the Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal soft rays: 35-39; Vertebrae: 38-38. Distinguished from other congeners by the combination of the following characters: gill rakers 22-24; scales on lateral line 100-110; scales rows above lateral line 48-56; predorsal scales 55-64; circumpeduncular scales 32-36; one or two bifurcate spines in the ventral keel; dark blotches, with ill-defined contour, sometimes forming transversal bars in the flanks (Ref. 81196). Description: Dorsal-fin rays i,15-17; anal-fin rays iii,32-36; pectoral-fin rays i,10-13; pelvic-fin rays i,6-7 (Ref. 81196).
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.06.09
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 31.10.12

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