cardinal tetra

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Noun1.cardinal tetra - small bright red and blue aquarium fish from streams in Brazil and Colombia
characid, characin, characin fish - any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
genus Paracheirodon, Paracheirodon - a genus of Characidae
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This symbiotic relationship is due to a one-inch-long, red and blue fish called the cardinal tetra, sought after by aquarium owners and pet stores around the world.
For more than 50 years, the caboclos have sustainably harvested the cardinal tetra and other river species for the global pet trade.
The cardinal tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) is one of the most abundant vertebrates in the Amazon.