Characidae


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Related to Characidae: family Characidae

Characidae

[kə′ras·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The characins, the single family of the suborder Characoidei.
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En especies de Characidae como Bryconamericus caucanus se reporta una fecundidad de 1 965 ovocitos en promedio (Roman-Valencia et al.
TAXA M B S E Orden/Familia/Especie CHARACIFORMES Parodontidae Parodon suborbitalis 11 12 24 Curimatidae Cyphocharax magdalenae 3 2 10 x Prochilodontidae Prochilodus magdalenae 14 1 6 x Anostomidae oeporinus muyscorum 3 1 0 x Crenuchidae Characidium fasciatum 3 0 7 Gsteropelecidae Gasteropelecus maculatus 0 1 0 Characidae Argopleura magdalenensis 81 32 0 x Astyanax magdalenae 0 6 0 x Astyanax fasciatus 13 28 118 Astyanax microlepis 62 612 0 x aCereagrutus magdalenae 253 353 250 x Gephyrocharax melanocheir 10 32 12 x Hemibrycon sp.
Picaculo Co, Cm: Astyanax aeneus, Characidae, y Amatitlania kanna, Cichlidae.
At the family level, Characidae (22 species) and Locariidae (14 species) have the greatest numbers of species.
One day, years ago, a fisherman brought in a pacu, a relative of the piranha in the family Characidae, but without cleaving teeth.
Anatomy and Histology of the Pyloric Caeca in Five Species of Fish of the Characidae Family
Los ordenes muestran una amplia diversidad respecto a sus familias: Rajiformes (Potamotrygonidae), Osteoglossiformes (Osteoglossidae), Characiformes (Anostomidae, Ctenoluccidae, Characidae, Curimatidae, Cynodontidae, Prochilondontidae, Serrasalmidae), Gymnotiformes (Erythrinidae), Siluriformes (Auchenipteridae, Doradidae, Electrophoridae, Loricariidae, Pimelodidae), Symbranchiformes (Symbranchidae), y Perciformes (Cichlidae, Sciaenidae), donde sobresalen los Characiformes con ocho familias.
Palabras clave: Characiformes, Characidae, Oligosarcus, Bonaerense, Pleistoceno medio, Argentina.
Family Species Pimelodidae Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum Erythrinidae Hoplias aimara (> 1,700 g) Ageneiosidae Ageneiosus brevifilis Doradidae Doras micropeus Serrasalmidae Serrasalmus rhombeus Erythrinidae Hoplias aimara (< 1,700 g) Doradidae Platydoras costatus Characidae Cynodon meionactis (cf.
Brycon henni (Eigenmann 1913), orden Characiformes, familia Characidae, subfamilia Bryconinae, comunmente conocida como sabaleta, es una de las especies migratorias de importancia en los rios pequenos que atraviesan las zonas cafeteras de Colombia, y cuyo origen se encuentra en la cordillera central del pais (Pineda-Santis et al.
The main morphology characteristics here described, also has been reported for other Characidae (Grier, Linton, Leatherland, & deVlaming, 1980; Martins et al.