Brycon amazonicus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
photo by Landines, M.

Family:  Bryconidae (), subfamily: Bryconinae
Max. size:  46.22 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River and its main tributaries in Brazil; Orinoco and Essequibo River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Important food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 15.06.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 28.11.13
Checked by: Lima, Flavio C. T. - 10.06.01

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