Species in IguazĂș River
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Ancistrus cirrhosus Jumbie teta Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Apteronotus brasiliensis Apteronotidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Astyanax altiparanae Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax asuncionensis Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax bifasciatus Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax dissimilis Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax eremus Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax gymnodontus Characidae pelagic 2.0 endemic
Astyanax gymnogenys Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Astyanax ita Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 endemic
Astyanax jordanensis Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax leonidas Characidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Astyanax lineatus Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax paranae Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax totae Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 endemic
Astyanax varzeae Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Australoheros angiru Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Australoheros facetus Chameleon cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Australoheros kaaygua Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias araucarianus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Brycon orbignyanus Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Bryconamericus ikaa Characidae benthopelagic 2.6 endemic
Bryconamericus pyahu Characidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Characidium zebra Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Cichlasoma dimerus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Cnesterodon carnegiei Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Corydoras carlae Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Corydoras ehrhardti Callichthyidae demersal 3.2 native
Crenicichla iguassuensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Crenicichla lacustris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Crenicichla niederleinii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 questionable
Crenicichla scottii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla tapii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla tesay Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla tuca Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla yaha Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Epactionotus yasi Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.2 endemic
Glandulocauda caerulea Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Glanidium ribeiroi Auchenipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Gymnotus carapo Banded knifefish Gymnotidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Hasemania maxillaris Characidae pelagic 3.0 native
Hasemania melanura Copper tetra Characidae pelagic 3.0 native
Heptapterus stewarti Heptapteridae demersal 3.5 native
Hoplias malabaricus Trahira Erythrinidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Hyphessobrycon reticulatus Characidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon taurocephalus Characidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Hypostomus albopunctatus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus derbyi Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus myersi Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus nigropunctatus Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Iheringichthys labrosus Pimelodidae demersal 2.9 native
Imparfinis hollandi Heptapteridae demersal 3.2 native
Jenynsia diphyes Anablepidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Jenynsia eigenmanni Anablepidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Leporinus acutidens Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Leporinus striatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Megalancistrus parananus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Oligosarcus jenynsii Characidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Oligosarcus longirostris Characidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Oligosarcus oligolepis Characidae pelagic 3.8 native
Otothyropsis biamnicus Loricariidae demersal 2.2 native
Pachyurus bonariensis La Plata croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Pareiorhaphis parmula Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Phalloceros caudimaculatus Dusky millions fish Poeciliidae pelagic 3.0 native
Phalloceros spiloura Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Pimelodus britskii Pimelodidae demersal 3.3 native
Pimelodus maculatus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Pimelodus ortmanni Pimelodidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Psectrogaster curviventris Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spotted sorubim Pimelodidae demersal 4.5 native
Rhamdia quelen South American catfish Heptapteridae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Rhamdiopsis moreirai Heptapteridae demersal 3.5 native
Rineloricaria langei Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria maacki Loricariidae demersal 2.4 native
Roeboides prognathus Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Salminus brasiliensis Dorado Bryconidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Salminus hilarii Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Schizodon isognathus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Schizodon nasutus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Steindachneridion scriptum Pimelodidae demersal 4.3 native
Steindachnerina brevipinna Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Synbranchus marmoratus Marbled swamp eel Synbranchidae demersal 2.8 native
Tatia jaracatia Auchenipteridae demersal 3.3 native
Trichomycterus crassicaudatus Trichomycteridae demersal 3.3 native
Trichomycterus davisi Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Trichomycterus igobi Trichomycteridae demersal 3.2 native
Trichomycterus mboycy Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Trichomycterus naipi Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Trichomycterus papilliferus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Trichomycterus plumbeus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Trichomycterus stawiarski Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Trichomycterus taroba Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Zungaro zungaro Gilded catfish Pimelodidae demersal 4.5 native
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