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Moenkhausia georgiae  Géry, 1965

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: georgiae: Named in honor of the wife of the describer (Ref. 27188).   More on author: Géry.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Sipaliwini, Maroni, Mana, Sinamary, Comté, Approuagua, and Oyapock River basins.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101566)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occupies the counter current zones of rivers where it hides under the rocks. It is constantly on the look out for food items that fall into the water (Ref. 12225).

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Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. …, 2003. Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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