Species in São Francisco
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acestrorhynchus britskii Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Acestrorhynchus lacustris Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Acinocheirodon melanogramma Characidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Anchoviella sanfranciscana Engraulidae pelagic 3.3 native
Anchoviella vaillanti Vaillant's anchovy Engraulidae pelagic 3.2 endemic
Apareiodon hasemani Parodontidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Apareiodon ibitiensis Parodontidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Apareiodon piracicabae Parodontidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Apteronotus brasiliensis Apteronotidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Archolaemus orientalis Sternopygidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Astyanax lacustris Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax rivularis Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Australoheros mattosi Cichlidae pelagic 3.2 native
Australoheros montanus Cichlidae pelagic 3.2 native
Bagropsis reinhardti Pimelodidae demersal 3.9 native
Bergiaria westermanni Pimelodidae demersal 3.8 native
Brachyhypopomus menezesi Hypopomidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Brycon nattereri Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Brycon orthotaenia Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Bryconamericus stramineus Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Bunocephalus hartti Aspredinidae demersal 3.1 native
Bunocephalus minerim Aspredinidae demersal 3.1 native
Cephalosilurus fowleri Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.8 native
Cetopsis gobioides Cetopsidae demersal 3.6 native
Cetopsorhamdia iheringi Heptapteridae demersal 3.0 native
Characidium fasciatum Darter characin Crenuchidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Characidium lagosantense Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Characidium satoi Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Cichlasoma sanctifranciscense Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Compsura heterura Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Conorhynchos conirostris Pimelodidae demersal 4.2 native
Corydoras difluviatilis Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Corydoras garbei Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Corydoras lymnades Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Curculionichthys sagarana Loricariidae demersal 2.8 native
Curimatella lepidura Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.3 endemic
Cynolebias altus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias attenuatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias gibbus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias gilbertoi Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Cynolebias leptocephalus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias obscurus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Cynolebias ochraceus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Cynolebias oticus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Cynolebias parietalis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Cynolebias perforatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias porosus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Cynolebias rectiventer Rivulidae demersal 3.3 native
Cynolebias roseus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Duopalatinus emarginatus Pimelodidae demersal 3.7 native
Eigenmannia besouro Sternopygidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Eigenmannia microstoma Sternopygidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Franciscodoras marmoratus Doradidae demersal 2.8 native
Galeocharax gulo Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Harttia longipinna Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Harttia torrenticola Loricariidae demersal 2.6 native
Hasemania nana Silvertip tetra Characidae pelagic 3.0 native
Hemigrammus brevis Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hemigrammus gracilis Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hemigrammus marginatus Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Hemiodus gracilis Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Hisonotus vespuccii Loricariidae demersal 2.3 endemic
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus Aimara Erythrinidae pelagic 3.4 native
Hoplias microcephalus Erythrinidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Hyphessobrycon diastatos Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon micropterus Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon santae Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Hypsolebias adornatus Rivulidae pelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias auratus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias caeruleus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias flavicaudatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Hypsolebias fulminantis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias ghisolfii Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Hypsolebias gilbertobrasili Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Hypsolebias guanambi Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias harmonicus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias hellneri Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias igneus Rivulidae pelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias janaubensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias macaubensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias magnificus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Hypsolebias mediopapillatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias nitens Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias picturatus Rivulidae pelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias pterophyllus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias radiseriatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias sertanejo Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Hypsolebias shibattai Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Hypsolebias trifasciatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Hysteronotus megalostomus Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Imparfinis borodini Heptapteridae demersal 3.2 native
Imparfinis minutus Heptapteridae demersal 3.0 native
Kolpotocheirodon theloura Characidae pelagic 2.7 native
Lepidocharax burnsi Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Leporellus cartledgei Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Leporellus pictus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Leporinus elongatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.0 questionable
Leporinus maculatus Spotted leporinus Anostomidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Leporinus marcgravii Anostomidae pelagic 2.4 native
Leporinus obtusidens Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Leporinus reinhardti Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Leporinus taeniatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Lophiosilurus alexandri Pseudopimelodidae demersal 4.0 native
Megalancistrus barrae Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Melanorivulus decoratus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Microglanis leptostriatus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.3 native
Microlepidogaster discontenta Loricariidae demersal 2.2 native
Moenkhausia costae Characidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae Redeye tetra Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Myleus altipinnis Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Myleus micans Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Neoplecostomus franciscoensis Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Orthospinus franciscensis Characidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Otocinclus xakriaba Loricariidae demersal 2.4 native
Oxydoras niger Ripsaw catfish Doradidae demersal 2.8 native
Pachyurus francisci San Francisco croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.6 endemic
Pachyurus squamipennis Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Pareiorhaphis stephanus Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Pareiorhina cepta Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Parodon hilarii Parodontidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Parotocinclus prata Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Parotocinclus robustus Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Phalloceros harpagos Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Phalloceros uai Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Phenacogaster franciscoensis Characidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Phenacorhamdia tenebrosa Heptapteridae demersal 3.3 native
Piabina argentea Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Pimelodella laurenti Heptapteridae demersal 3.4 native
Pimelodella robinsoni Heptapteridae demersal 3.4 native
Pimelodella vittata Heptapteridae demersal 3.5 native
Pimelodus fur Pimelodidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Pimelodus maculatus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Pimelodus pohli Pimelodidae demersal 3.2 native
Plagioscion squamosissimus South American silver croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Plesioptopoma curvidens Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Prochilodus argenteus Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Prochilodus costatus Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Prochilodus vimboides Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 2.2 endemic
Psellogrammus kennedyi Characidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Pseudauchenipterus flavescens Auchenipteridae demersal 3.4 native
Pseudopimelodus charus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.7 native
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spotted sorubim Pimelodidae demersal 4.5 native
Pseudotatia parva Auchenipteridae demersal 3.2 native
Pygocentrus piraya San Francisco piranha Serrasalmidae pelagic 3.7 endemic
Rhamdia enfurnada Heptapteridae demersal 3.6 native
Rhamdiopsis microcephala Heptapteridae demersal 3.4 native
Rhinelepis aspera Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Roeboides xenodon Characidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Salminus franciscanus Bryconidae pelagic-neritic 2.5 endemic
Salminus hilarii Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Schizodon knerii Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Serrapinnus heterodon Characidae pelagic 2.5 native
Serrapinnus piaba Characidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Serrasalmus brandtii White piranha Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 3.5 endemic
Simpsonichthys alternatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Simpsonichthys fasciatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys gibberatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys marginatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys nielseni Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys punctulatus Rivulidae demersal 3.1 native
Simpsonichthys rufus Rivulidae pelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys similis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys stellatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys trilineatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys virgulatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Simpsonichthys zonatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Spatuloricaria nudiventris Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Stegophilus insidiosus Trichomycteridae demersal 4.2 native
Steindachnerina elegans Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Sternopygus macrurus Longtail knifefish Sternopygidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Stygichthys typhlops Blind tetra Characidae pelagic 3.0 endemic
Tetragonopterus chalceus Characidae demersal 3.2 native
Trachelyopterus leopardinus Auchenipteridae demersal 3.4 native
Trichomycterus brasiliensis Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Trichomycterus concolor Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Trichomycterus reinhardti Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Trichomycterus variegatus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Triportheus guentheri Triportheidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
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