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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These results are consistent in accordance with that expected for Characidae, in which although it is expected to find the sex ratio of 1:1, usually a greater females proportion is observed (Hermes-Silva et al., 2008).
Ovarian development and the reproductive profile of Astyanax altiparanae (Teleostei, Characidae) over one year: applications in fish farming.
Alimentado de juvenis da sardinha papuda Triportheus flavus (Osteichthyes, Characidae) no periodo de cheia, no lago Camaleao (Amazonas, Brasil).
Las familias con alta riqueza de especies fueron Characidae (98), Loricariidae (29), Cichlidae (23) y Curimatidae (8).
This study aimed to characterize and compare the natural diet of the Characidae fishes Astyanax lacustris, Piaractus mesopotamicus, Megaleporinus obtusidens and Prochilodus lineatus in different stages of early development under experimental conditions.
Suarez, "Feeding habits of Bryconamericus stramineus Eigenmann, 1908 (Characidae), in different streams of Guirai River Sub-Basin, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil," Biota Neotropica, vol.
Piaractus mesopotamicus (Holmberg, 1887), encontrado em grande escala no pantanal mato-grossense, pertence a Classe Osteichthyes, Ordem Characiformes, Familia Characidae (Britski et al., 2007) e e tambem conhecido como pacu-caranha, caranha, pacuguacu (Suganuma, 2008), especie dispersora de sementes e com grande importancia para a conservacao das matas ciliares (Alencar et al., 2012).