Astyanax abramis (Jenyns, 1842)
Acará-pixuma,  Mojarra,  Lambari,  Mojarra matrera,  Mojarra pacusa,  Mojarrita
Astyanax abramis
photo by Petersen, P.

Family:  Characidae (Characins; tetras), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  14 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 29.7 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.19999980926514; dH range: 15
Distribution:  South America: La Plata basin and upper Amazon and Meta River basins.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 30-34
Biology:  Occurs in lentic environment (Ref. 11229).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 October 2015 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from San Pedro in the lower Paraná River (Ref. 11229). Museum: río Parana, Misiones, MLP 9427 (10.2-11.3 cm SL) (Ref. 46822). Also Ref. 51923, 56308.

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