Characidae


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Characidae

[kə′ras·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The characins, the single family of the suborder Characoidei.
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Dynamics and cytochemistry of oogenesis in Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier) (Teleostei, Characiformes, Characidae) from Rio Sapucai, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Biologia alimentar de tres especies de Triportheus (pisces: characoideil; characidae) do lago do Castanho, Amazonas.
Engraulisoma taeniatum, um novo genero e especie de characidae da bacia do rio Paraguai (Pisces, Ostariophysi).
Fonseca, "Alimentacao da pirambeba Serrasalmus spilopleura Kner, 1858 (Characidae; Serrasalminae) em um reservatoario do Sudeste brasileiro," Acta Scientiarum.