Terranatos dolichopterus (Weitzman & Wourms, 1967)
Saberfin killie
photo by Baesler, S.

 Family:  Rivulidae (Rivulines)
 Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 4 - 6, non-migratory
 Distribution:  South America: Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Bottom spawner, 4-5 months incubation. Is very difficult, experimented, to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.08.94
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.12.08

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