Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps in Brazil
Point map (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export ornamental
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Occurs in Rio Negro northwest Brazil (Ref. 4537). Exported to North America as an aquarium fish (Ref. 4537).

States/Provinces Acre (native), Amazonas (native), ParĂ¡ (native), Roraima (native)
States/Provinces Complete? No
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Trindade Santos, Isaac
Checked by Weber, Claude
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