Nannostomus marginatus Eigenmann, 1909
Nannostomus marginatus
photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

Family:  Lebiasinidae (Pencilfishes), subfamily: Pyrrhulininae
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 7.5; dH range: 15
Distribution:  South America: Lower to middle Amazon River, Colombia east of the Andes, Guyana, Peru east of the Andes, Suriname and Venezuela east of the Andes.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Weitzman, Stanley - 15.08.01

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