Characidae


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Related to Characidae: family Characidae
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Noun1.Characidae - tropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
fish family - any of various families of fish
Cypriniformes, order Cypriniformes - an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
characid, characin, characin fish - any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
genus Paracheirodon, Paracheirodon - a genus of Characidae
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Por outro lado, para o Characidae Knodus moenkhausii de alguns riachos do alto rio Paraná, Estado de São Paulo, não foi registrado predomínio de alimentos de origem autóctone ou alóctone, sendo ambos importantes na dieta da espécie (Ceneviva-Bastos e Casatti, 2007).
Lepisosteidae, Catostomidae, Characidae, Ictaluridae, Fundulidae, Percidae, and Cichlidae each comprised less than 2% of the overall assemblage.
Family Species Pimelodidae Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum Erythrinidae Hoplias aimara (> 1,700 g) Ageneiosidae Ageneiosus brevifilis Doradidae Doras micropeus Serrasalmidae Serrasalmus rhombeus Erythrinidae Hoplias aimara (< 1,700 g) Doradidae Platydoras costatus Characidae Cynodon meionactis (cf.
RESULTS--We collected 3,868 fishes representing five orders (Cypriniformes, Cyprinodontiformes, Characiformes, Perciformes, and Siluriformes), seven families (Cyprinidae, Goodeidae, Poeciliidae, Characidae, Centrarchidae, Cichlid, and Ictaluridae), and 12 species (Table 1).