Pellona altamazonica Cope, 1872
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Family:  Pristigasteridae (Pristigasterids)
Max. size:  3.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Peru.
Diagnosis:  Body slender, strongly compressed. Scales adherent. Grayish brown above, silvery below. Slight shoulder spot present. Fins are dusky, dark area on middle rays of caudal fins (Ref. 37032).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from the Amazon River.

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.01.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 16.07.13

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