Iguanodectes spilurus (Günther, 1864)
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Iguanodectidae ("Lizard bite tetras")
Max. size:  10.15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5 - 7.5; dH range: 18
Distribution:  South America: Amazon, Essequibo, Orinoco, and Tocantins River basins.
Biology:  Found in fast-flowing creeks.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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