Species in Paraguay
     n= 275 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Abramites hypselonotus Marbled headstander Anostomidae pelagic 14.0 TL 2.9 native
Acestrorhynchus pantaneiro Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 35.2 TL 4.3 native
Aequidens plagiozonatus Cichlidae benthopelagic 10.3 SL 3.2 native
Amaralia oviraptor Aspredinidae demersal 12.3 SL 3.2 native
Ancistrus claro Loricariidae demersal 6.6 SL 2.3 endemic
Ancistrus cuiabae Loricariidae demersal 11.5 SL 2.1 endemic
Ancistrus dubius Loricariidae demersal 12.6 SL 2.1 native
Ancistrus hoplogenys Loricariidae demersal 15.8 SL 2.0 native
Ancistrus pirareta Loricariidae demersal 15.6 SL 2.0 native
Aphyocharax dentatus Characidae benthopelagic 7.2 SL 3.2 native
Aphyocharax gracilis Characidae benthopelagic 5.4 SL 3.1 native
Aphyocharax nattereri Characidae benthopelagic 3.1 SL 3.1 native
Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 SL 3.0 native
Apistogramma borellii Umbrella cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.9 SL 3.3 native
Apistogramma commbrae Corumba cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.2 native
Apistogramma inconspicua Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.0 3.3 native
Apistogramma trifasciata Cichlidae benthopelagic 4.6 3.3 native
Apteronotus caudimaculosus Apteronotidae benthopelagic 28.7 TL 3.3 native
Apteronotus ellisi Apteronotidae benthopelagic 32.8 TL 3.3 native
Astronotus crassipinnis Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.0 SL 3.0 native
Astyanacinus moorii Characidae benthopelagic 10.0 SL 3.1 native
Astyanax asuncionensis Characidae benthopelagic 15.0 SL 2.8 native
Astyanax lineatus Characidae benthopelagic 12.0 SL 2.8 native
Astyanax marionae Characidae benthopelagic 9.1 SL 2.8 native
Astyanax paraguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax pellegrini Characidae benthopelagic 8.0 SL 2.9 native
Astyanax pirapuan Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Austrolebias monstrosus Rivulidae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Austrolebias paranaensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias patriciae Rivulidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.1 native
Austrolebias vandenbergi Rivulidae benthopelagic 9.0 TL 3.2 native
Batrochoglanis melanurus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 13.7 SL 3.6 native
Brachychalcinus retrospina Characidae benthopelagic 6.9 SL 3.1 native
Brochiloricaria macrodon Loricariidae demersal 26.8 SL 2.4 native
Brycon hilarii Bryconidae benthopelagic 56.0 TL 2.0 native
Bryconamericus exodon Characidae benthopelagic 5.7 SL 2.7 native
Bryconamericus stramineus Characidae benthopelagic 11.4 TL 2.7 native
Bryconamericus thomasi Characidae benthopelagic 7.0 SL 2.6 native
Bujurquina oenolaemus Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.7 SL 3.4 native
Bujurquina vittata Banded acara Cichlidae benthopelagic 9.0 SL 3.5 native
Bunocephalus doriae Aspredinidae demersal 8.3 SL 3.1 native
Catathyridium lorentzii Achiridae demersal 5.4 3.3 native
Catoprion mento Wimple piranha Serrasalmidae pelagic 15.0 SL 3.2 native
Cetopsis gobioides Cetopsidae demersal 10.9 SL 3.6 native
Chaetobranchopsis australis Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 SL 3.5 native
Characidium nupelia Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.2 SL 3.2 native
Characidium rachovii Crenuchidae benthopelagic 4.3 SL 3.3 native
Charax leticiae Characidae benthopelagic 10.0 SL 3.7 native
Charax stenopterus Characidae benthopelagic 9.4 SL 3.7 native
Cichlasoma dimerus Cichlidae benthopelagic 11.7 SL 3.3 native
Clupeacharax anchoveoides Triportheidae pelagic 6.6 SL 3.0 native
Cnesterodon raddai Poeciliidae benthopelagic 2.3 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras areio Callichthyidae demersal 5.0 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras aurofrenatus Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Corydoras britskii Britski's catfish Callichthyidae demersal 8.8 SL 2.9 native
Corydoras ellisae Callichthyidae demersal 5.0 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras isbrueckeri Callichthyidae demersal 6.1 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras paragua Callichthyidae demersal 3.5 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras paucerna Callichthyidae demersal 3.6 SL 3.0 native
Corydoras polystictus Callichthyidae demersal 3.5 SL 2.9 native
Creagrutus meridionalis Characidae benthopelagic 11.0 SL 2.1 native
Creagrutus paraguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 5.8 SL 2.4 native
Crenicichla lepidota Pike cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 20.9 TL 3.6 native
Crenicichla semifasciata Cichlidae benthopelagic 17.7 SL 3.2 native
Crenicichla vittata Cichlidae benthopelagic 26.0 SL 3.2 native
Ctenobrycon alleni Characidae pelagic 9.0 SL 2.8 native
Curculionichthys coxipone Loricariidae demersal 3.0 SL 2.8 native
Curculionichthys paresi Loricariidae demersal 2.6 SL 2.8 native
Curimatella dorsalis Curimatidae benthopelagic 14.9 TL 2.2 native
Curimatopsis myersi Curimatidae benthopelagic 4.4 SL 2.6 native
Cynopotamus argenteus Characidae benthopelagic 29.5 SL 4.2 native
Cynopotamus kincaidi Characidae benthopelagic 25.8 TL 4.1 native
Cyphocharax gillii Curimatidae benthopelagic 10.0 SL 2.0 native
Cyphocharax modestus Curimatidae benthopelagic 16.2 SL 2.0 native
Cyphocharax platanus Curimatidae benthopelagic 13.4 SL 2.0 native
Cyphocharax spilotus Curimatidae benthopelagic 10.4 TL 2.1 native
Cyphocharax voga Curimatidae benthopelagic 26.3 TL 2.0 native
Eigenmannia desantanai Sternopygidae benthopelagic 18.6 TL 3.1 native
Eigenmannia trilineata Sternopygidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 3.0 native
Engraulisoma taeniatum Triportheidae pelagic 4.2 SL 3.0 native
Entomocorus radiosus Auchenipteridae pelagic 5.3 SL 3.3 native
Epapterus dispilurus Auchenipteridae demersal 15.4 SL 4.2 native
Farlowella isbruckeri Loricariidae demersal 13.4 SL 2.5 native
Farlowella jauruensis Loricariidae demersal 13.1 SL 2.5 native
Farlowella paraguayensis Loricariidae demersal 17.5 SL 2.5 native
Galeocharax humeralis Characidae benthopelagic 30.5 TL 4.2 native
Gasteropelecus sternicla River hatchetfish Gasteropelecidae pelagic 3.9 SL 3.3 native
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi Black tetra Characidae pelagic 7.5 SL 3.1 native
Gymnogeophagus balzanii Argentine humphead Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.0 SL 3.3 native
Gymnotus cuia Gymnotidae benthopelagic 30.5 TL 3.3 native
Gymnotus inaequilabiatus Gymnotidae benthopelagic 99.8 TL 3.5 native
Gymnotus paraguensis Gymnotidae benthopelagic 24.0 SL 3.3 native
Hemigrammus durbinae Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 SL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus lunatus Characidae benthopelagic 4.8 TL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus machadoi Characidae benthopelagic 3.6 SL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus mahnerti Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 SL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus marginatus Characidae benthopelagic 4.5 SL 2.8 native
Hemigrammus tridens Characidae benthopelagic 2.0 SL 3.0 native
Hemigrammus ulreyi Characidae benthopelagic 4.4 TL 3.0 native
Hemiodontichthys acipenserinus Loricariidae demersal 13.4 SL 3.3 native
Hemiodus orthonops Hemiodontidae benthopelagic 34.2 TL 2.6 native
Hisonotus maculipinnis Loricariidae benthopelagic 4.0 SL 2.2 native
Hisonotus nigricauda Loricariidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 2.0 native
Homodiaetus anisitsi Trichomycteridae demersal 4.9 TL 3.8 native
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi Buenos Aires tetra Characidae benthopelagic 13.2 TL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon elachys Characidae benthopelagic 2.0 SL 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon eques Jewel tetra Characidae benthopelagic 4.0 SL 3.1 native
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi Black neon tetra Characidae benthopelagic 3.2 SL 2.9 endemic
Hyphessobrycon luetkenii Characidae benthopelagic 9.6 TL 2.8 native
Hyphessobrycon megalopterus Black phantom tetra Characidae benthopelagic 3.6 SL 3.2 native
Hyphessobrycon melanostichos Characidae benthopelagic 3.7 SL 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon moniliger Characidae pelagic 3.1 SL 2.9 native
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum Loricariidae demersal 7.1 SL 2.0 native
Hypostomus basilisko Loricariidae demersal 19.8 SL 2.1 native
Hypostomus careopinnatus Loricariidae demersal 5.8 SL 2.5 native
Hypostomus khimaera Loricariidae demersal 16.4 SL 2.2 native
Hypostomus paranensis Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus peckoltoides Loricariidae demersal 11.1 SL 2.3 native
Hypostomus perdido Loricariidae demersal 18.1 SL 2.1 native
Iheringichthys megalops Pimelodidae demersal 3.9 native
Imparfinis stictonotus Heptapteridae demersal 4.8 SL 3.1 native
Ituglanis eichorniarum Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 5.7 SL 3.2 native
Ituglanis herberti Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 16.0 SL 3.3 native
Jupiaba acanthogaster Characidae benthopelagic 5.5 SL 2.9 native
Knodus chapadae Characidae benthopelagic 5.7 SL 3.0 native
Knodus geryi Characidae benthopelagic 6.5 SL 3.2 native
Knodus moenkhausii Characidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 3.0 native
Laetacara dorsigera Redbreast acara Cichlidae benthopelagic 6.0 SL 3.2 native
Lepidosiren paradoxa South American lungfish Lepidosirenidae demersal 125.0 TL 3.1 native
Leporinus striatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.0 native
Lepthoplosternum pectorale Callichthyidae demersal 6.0 SL 3.0 native
Loricaria apeltogaster Loricariidae demersal 32.4 SL 2.3 native
Loricaria holmbergi Loricariidae demersal 11.8 SL 2.6 native
Loricaria luciae Loricariidae demersal 18.9 SL 2.5 native
Loricariichthys labialis Loricariidae demersal 22.0 SL 2.6 native
Markiana nigripinnis Characidae benthopelagic 10.4 SL 3.1 native
Megalancistrus parananus Loricariidae demersal 58.8 SL 2.0 native
Megalechis thoracata Callichthyidae demersal 12.4 SL 2.9 native
Megaleporinus macrocephalus Anostomidae benthopelagic 68.4 TL 2.5 native
Megaleporinus obtusidens Anostomidae benthopelagic 76.0 TL 3.2 native
Melanorivulus bororo Rivulidae benthopelagic 2.5 SL 3.1 native
Melanorivulus paresi Rivulidae benthopelagic 2.6 3.1 native
Melanorivulus punctatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.1 native
Mesonauta festivus Flag cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 12.1 SL 2.5 native
Metynnis cuiaba Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 14.3 SL 2.9 native
Metynnis hypsauchen Silver dollar Serrasalmidae pelagic 18.0 SL 2.9 native
Metynnis maculatus Spotted metynnis Serrasalmidae pelagic 18.0 TL 2.9 native
Metynnis mola Serrasalmidae pelagic 15.0 TL 2.9 native
Metynnis otuquensis Serrasalmidae pelagic 8.7 SL 2.9 native
Microglanis carlae Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.4 SL 3.2 native
Mimagoniates pulcher Characidae benthopelagic 3.7 SL 3.1 native
Mixobrycon ribeiroi Characidae pelagic 3.5 SL 3.0 native
Moema heterostigma Rivulidae benthopelagic 7.4 SL 3.3 native
Moenkhausia cosmops Characidae benthopelagic 5.4 SL 3.3 native
Moenkhausia dichroura Bandtail tetra Characidae benthopelagic 10.0 SL 3.5 native
Moenkhausia forestii Characidae benthopelagic 3.8 SL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia lopesi Characidae benthopelagic 3.9 SL 3.2 native
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae Redeye tetra Characidae benthopelagic 7.0 SL 3.0 native
Myloplus levis Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 20.0 SL 2.2 native
Myloplus tiete Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 16.3 SL 2.2 native
Mylossoma duriventre Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 25.0 SL 2.8 native
Neofundulus ornatipinnis Rivulidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.2 native
Neofundulus paraguayensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.2 native
Neofundulus parvipinnis Rivulidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Neofundulus rubrofasciatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 4.6 SL 3.2 native
Ochmacanthus batrachostomus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 SL 3.6 native
Odontostilbe microcephala Characidae benthopelagic 4.6 SL 2.4 native
Odontostilbe paraguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 4.0 SL 2.5 native
Odontostilbe pequira Characidae benthopelagic 5.6 SL 2.3 native
Oligosarcus bolivianus Characidae benthopelagic 14.7 SL 4.0 native
Oligosarcus oligolepis Characidae pelagic 11.2 SL 3.8 native
Oligosarcus perdido Characidae demersal 9.8 SL 3.8 native
Ossancora eigenmanni Doradidae demersal 15.2 SL 2.8 native
Otocinclus bororo Loricariidae demersal 3.1 SL 2.0 native
Otocinclus vittatus Loricariidae demersal 3.3 TL 2.1 native
Otothyropsis piribebuy Loricariidae demersal 2.9 SL 2.5 native
Pachyurus bonariensis La Plata croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 25.0 SL 3.5 native
Pamphorichthys hasemani Poeciliidae pelagic 3.0 native
Papiliolebias bitteri Rivulidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Paraloricaria agastor Loricariidae demersal 10.8 SL 2.6 native
Paravandellia oxyptera Pantanal parasitic catfish Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 2.8 NG 3.4 native
Parodon carrikeri Parodontidae benthopelagic 14.7 SL 2.3 native
Phalloceros harpagos Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.7 SL 3.0 native
Phallotorynus psittakos Poeciliidae benthopelagic 2.4 SL 3.0 native
Phenacogaster jancupa Characidae benthopelagic 4.7 SL 3.4 native
Phenacogaster tegatus Characidae benthopelagic 3.5 SL 3.3 native
Phenacorhamdia hoehnei Heptapteridae demersal 3.8 SL 3.2 native
Piabarchus analis Characidae benthopelagic 4.9 SL 3.0 native
Piabarchus torrenticola Characidae benthopelagic 7.7 SL 3.0 native
Piabucus melanostoma Iguanodectidae benthopelagic 11.5 SL 3.3 native
Piaractus mesopotamicus Pacu Serrasalmidae demersal 40.5 SL 2.0 native
Pimelodella griffini Heptapteridae demersal 8.8 TL 3.4 native
Pimelodella laticeps Heptapteridae demersal 11.7 SL 3.5 native
Pimelodella megalura Heptapteridae demersal 22.0 TL 3.7 native
Pimelodella mucosa Heptapteridae demersal 13.5 SL 3.6 native
Pimelodella notomelas Heptapteridae demersal 6.0 TL 3.3 native
Pimelodella parva Heptapteridae demersal 2.8 TL 3.1 native
Pimelodella taeniophora Heptapteridae demersal 8.5 TL 3.4 native
Pimelodella taenioptera Heptapteridae demersal 12.1 SL 3.5 native
Pimelodus ornatus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 38.5 SL 3.3 native
Pimelodus pantaneiro Pimelodidae demersal 25.6 SL 3.3 native
Plagioscion squamosissimus South American silver croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 80.0 TL 4.3 native
Plagioscion ternetzi Freshwater croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 39.0 SL 3.9 native
Planaltina myersi Characidae benthopelagic 4.6 SL 3.0 native
Plesiolebias glaucopterus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.0 TL 3.1 endemic
Poptella paraguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 10.2 SL 3.1 native
Potamoglanis johnsoni Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 1.7 SL 3.0 native
Potamorhina squamoralevis Curimatidae benthopelagic 23.4 SL 2.0 native
Potamorrhaphis eigenmanni Belonidae pelagic 22.8 SL 3.9 native
Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed river stingray Potamotrygonidae demersal 95.0 WD 3.2 native
Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot river stingray Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 60.0 WD 3.2 native
Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine river stingray Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 40.0 WD 3.2 native
Potamotrygon motoro South American freshwater stingray Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 50.0 WD 3.2 native
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 25.0 WD 3.2 native
Prionobrama paraguayensis Characidae pelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 80.0 TL 2.2 native
Psectrogaster curviventris Curimatidae benthopelagic 17.1 SL 2.0 native
Psellogrammus kennedyi Characidae benthopelagic 5.9 SL 3.1 native
Pseudobunocephalus iheringii Aspredinidae demersal 6.3 TL 3.1 native
Pseudobunocephalus rugosus Aspredinidae demersal 3.0 SL 3.0 native
Pseudocorynopoma doriae Dragonfin tetra Characidae benthopelagic 6.3 SL 3.0 native
Pseudohemiodon laticeps Loricariidae demersal 29.8 SL 2.3 native
Pseudohemiodon platycephalus Loricariidae demersal 18.0 SL 2.5 native
Pseudopimelodus mangurus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 69.0 TL 3.9 native
Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum Pimelodidae demersal 60.5 SL 4.2 native
Pseudotylosurus angusticeps Belonidae pelagic 29.8 SL 4.0 native
Pterobunocephalus depressus Aspredinidae demersal 8.9 SL 3.1 native
Pterolebias longipinnis Longfin killie Rivulidae benthopelagic 12.0 TL 3.3 native
Pterolebias phasianus Rivulidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.2 native
Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Pyrrhulina australis Lebiasinidae benthopelagic 5.0 SL 3.2 native
Pyxiloricaria menezesi Loricariidae demersal 14.0 SL 2.5 native
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Biara Cynodontidae pelagic 80.0 SL 4.5 native
Rineloricaria cacerensis Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria hoehnei Loricariidae demersal 5.8 SL 2.7 native
Rineloricaria parva Loricariidae demersal 11.0 SL 2.6 native
Roeboides descalvadensis Parana scale-eating characin Characidae benthopelagic 8.9 SL 3.3 native
Roeboides microlepis Characidae benthopelagic 20.0 SL 4.0 native
Roeboides prognathus Characidae benthopelagic 18.5 SL 4.1 native
Salminus brasiliensis Dorado Bryconidae benthopelagic 100.0 SL 3.8 native
Satanoperca pappaterra Pantanal eartheater Cichlidae benthopelagic 27.5 TL 2.8 native
Schizodon borellii Anostomidae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 2.4 native
Schizodon isognathus Anostomidae benthopelagic 35.0 SL 2.4 native
Schizodon nasutus Anostomidae benthopelagic 40.2 TL 2.8 native
Scoloplax dicra Scoloplacidae demersal 1.4 SL 3.0 native
Scoloplax distolothrix Scoloplacidae demersal 1.8 SL 3.0 native
Scoloplax empousa Pantanal dwarf catfish Scoloplacidae demersal 2.0 SL 2.8 native
Serrapinnus calliurus Characidae benthopelagic 4.4 SL 2.4 native
Serrapinnus heterodon Characidae pelagic 4.3 TL 2.6 native
Serrapinnus kriegi Characidae benthopelagic 2.4 SL 2.8 native
Serrapinnus microdon Characidae benthopelagic 4.2 SL 2.5 native
Serrapinnus notomelas Characidae benthopelagic 3.6 SL 2.2 native
Serrasalmus maculatus Serrasalmidae pelagic 34.5 TL 4.1 native
Serrasalmus marginatus Serrasalmidae benthopelagic 32.4 TL 3.5 native
Spatuloricaria evansii Loricariidae demersal 28.2 SL 2.4 native
Spectrolebias chacoensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 endemic
Steindachnerina biornata Curimatidae benthopelagic 18.8 TL 2.0 native
Steindachnerina brevipinna Curimatidae benthopelagic 20.5 TL 2.0 native
Steindachnerina conspersa Curimatidae benthopelagic 12.8 SL 2.0 native
Stenolebias bellus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.0 TL 3.1 endemic
Stenolebias damascenoi Rivulidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.1 endemic
Sternopygus macrurus Longtail knifefish Sternopygidae benthopelagic 140.5 TL 3.2 native
Sturisoma barbatum Loricariidae demersal 28.0 SL 2.4 native
Sturisoma robustum Loricariidae demersal 25.0 SL 2.4 native
Tatia neivai Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 8.2 SL 3.3 native
Thoracocharax stellatus Spotfin hatchetfish Gasteropelecidae pelagic 6.7 SL 3.5 native
Tridentopsis cahuali Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 2.2 SL 3.0 native
Trigonectes aplocheiloides Rivulidae benthopelagic 10.0 TL 3.3 native
Trigonectes balzanii Rivulidae benthopelagic 16.0 TL 3.3 native
Triportheus nematurus Triportheidae benthopelagic 18.3 SL 2.8 native
Triportheus pantanensis Triportheidae benthopelagic 15.8 SL 2.8 native
Triportheus paranensis Tetra Triportheidae benthopelagic 19.0 SL 2.8 native
Xenurobrycon macropus Characidae benthopelagic 2.0 SL 3.0 native
Xyliphius barbatus Aspredinidae demersal 9.9 SL 3.1 native
Zungaro jahu Pimelodidae benthopelagic 140.0 SL 4.5 native
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