Species in Uruguay
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acestrorhynchus pantaneiro Acestrorhynchidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Ageneiosus militaris Auchenipteridae pelagic 3.7 native
Ancistrus cirrhosus Jumbie teta Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Ancistrus piriformis Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Ancistrus taunayi Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Apareiodon piracicabae Parodontidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Apistogramma commbrae Corumba cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Apteronotus ellisi Apteronotidae benthopelagic 3.3 questionable
Astyanax abramis Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax asuncionensis Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax bimaculatus Twospot astyanax Characidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Astyanax brachypterygium Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax eigenmanniorum Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax fasciatus Banded astyanax Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Astyanax jacuhiensis Characidae pelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax lineatus Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Astyanax ojiara Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax paris Characidae demersal 2.8 endemic
Astyanax pirabitira Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax saguazu Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Astyanax scabripinnis Characidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Astyanax xiru Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Australoheros angiru Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Australoheros facetus Chameleon cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Australoheros forquilha Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Australoheros kaaygua Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Australoheros minuano Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Australoheros ykeregua Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Austrolebias affinis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Austrolebias alexandri Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias arachan Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias bellottii Argentine pearlfish Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Austrolebias ibicuiensis Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Austrolebias juanlangi Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias melanoorus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias nigripinnis Blackfin pearlfish Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Austrolebias periodicus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Austrolebias quirogai Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Austrolebias varzeae Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Austrolebias vazferreirai Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Brachyhypopomus bombilla Hypopomidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Brachyhypopomus draco Hypopomidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Brycon orbignyanus Bryconidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Bryconamericus iheringii Characidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Bryconamericus mennii Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 endemic
Bryconamericus patriciae Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Bryconamericus stramineus Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Bryconamericus sylvicola Characidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Bryconamericus uporas Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Bryconamericus ytu Characidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Bunocephalus doriae Aspredinidae demersal 3.1 native
Callichthys callichthys Cascarudo Callichthyidae demersal 2.9 native
Catathyridium jenynsii Achiridae demersal 3.3 native
Catathyridium lorentzii Achiridae demersal 3.3 native
Cetopsis gobioides Cetopsidae demersal 3.6 native
Characidium occidentale Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Characidium pterostictum Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Characidium rachovii Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Characidium serrano Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Characidium tenue Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Characidium vestigipinne Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.4 endemic
Characidium zebra Crenuchidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Charax leticiae Characidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Charax stenopterus Characidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis Characidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Cheirodon interruptus Uruguay tetra Characidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Clarias gariepinus North African catfish Clariidae benthopelagic 3.8 introduced
Cnesterodon brevirostratus Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Cnesterodon holopteros Poeciliidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Corydoras carlae Callichthyidae demersal 3.0 native
Corydoras paleatus Peppered corydoras Callichthyidae demersal 2.9 native
Crenicichla celidochilus Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla empheres Cichlidae pelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla gaucho Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla hadrostigma Cichlidae pelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla igara Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla iguassuensis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Crenicichla jurubi Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla lacustris Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Crenicichla lepidota Pike cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Crenicichla minuano Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla missioneira Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla prenda Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla scottii Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla tendybaguassu Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 endemic
Crenicichla vittata Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla yaha Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Crenicichla ypo Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass carp Cyprinidae demersal 2.0 introduced
Cyanocharax alegretensis Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Cyanocharax lepiclastus Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Cyanocharax uruguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Cynopotamus argenteus Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Cynopotamus kincaidi Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Cyphocharax platanus Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Cyphocharax spilotus Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 3.4 introduced
Diapoma pyrrhopteryx Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Diapoma terofali Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Ectrepopterus uruguayensis Characidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Eigenmannia virescens Glass knifefish Sternopygidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Galeocharax humeralis Characidae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Geophagus brasiliensis Pearl cichlid Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.6 native
Gymnogeophagus australis Uruguayan eartheater Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Gymnogeophagus balzanii Argentine humphead Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Gymnogeophagus che Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 endemic
Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys Smooth-cheek eartheater Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Gymnogeophagus meridionalis Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus Stripefin eartheater Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Gymnogeophagus tiraparae Cichlidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Gymnotus carapo Banded knifefish Gymnotidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Hemiancistrus chlorostictus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hemiancistrus fuliginosus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hemiancistrus meizospilos Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hemiancistrus votouro Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Heptapterus mandimbusu Heptapteridae demersal native
Heptapterus mustelinus Heptapteridae demersal 3.7 native
Heterocheirodon yatai Characidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Hisonotus aky Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Hisonotus charrua Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Hisonotus hungy Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hisonotus ringueleti Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.1 native
Homodiaetus anisitsi Trichomycteridae demersal 3.8 native
Hoplias australis Erythrinidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Hoplias lacerdae Erythrinidae benthopelagic 3.7 native
Hoplias malabaricus Trahira Erythrinidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Hoplosternum littorale Atipa Callichthyidae demersal 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi Buenos Aires tetra Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hyphessobrycon isiri Characidae pelagic 2.9 native
Hyphessobrycon luetkenii Characidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Hyphessobrycon nicolasi Characidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Hypobrycon leptorhynchus Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hypobrycon maromba Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Hypobrycon poi Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 endemic
Hypostomus alatus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus commersoni Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus derbyi Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus isbrueckeri Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus luteus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus microstomus Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus myersi Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus regani Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus roseopunctatus Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Hypostomus ternetzi Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Hypostomus uruguayensis Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Iheringichthys labrosus Pimelodidae demersal 2.9 native
Imparfinis hollandi Heptapteridae demersal 3.2 native
Imparfinis mishky Heptapteridae demersal 3.1 native
Ituglanis australis Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Jenynsia eirmostigma Anablepidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Jenynsia onca Anablepidae pelagic 2.9 native
Leporinus amae Anostomidae pelagic 2.3 native
Leporinus obtusidens Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Leporinus striatus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Loricaria apeltogaster Loricariidae demersal 2.2 native
Loricariichthys anus Loricariidae demersal 2.6 native
Loricariichthys edentatus Loricariidae demersal 2.7 native
Loricariichthys melanocheilus Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Luciopimelodus pati Pati Pimelodidae demersal 4.3 native
Macropsobrycon uruguayanae Characidae benthopelagic 2.5 native
Megalancistrus parananus Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Megalonema platanum Pimelodidae demersal 4.1 native
Melanorivulus punctatus Rivulidae benthopelagic 3.1 native
Microglanis cottoides Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.4 native
Microglanis eurystoma Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.5 native
Moenkhausia intermedia Characidae benthopelagic 2.7 native
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae Redeye tetra Characidae benthopelagic 3.0 native
Odontesthes bonariensis Argentinian silverside Atherinopsidae pelagic-neritic 2.6 native
Odontesthes humensis Atherinopsidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Odontesthes orientalis Atherinopsidae benthopelagic 3.6 native
Oligosarcus amome Characidae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Oligosarcus brevioris Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Oligosarcus jacuiensis Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Oligosarcus jenynsii Characidae benthopelagic 4.0 native
Oligosarcus longirostris Characidae benthopelagic 4.3 native
Oligosarcus menezesi Characidae benthopelagic 3.9 endemic
Oligosarcus oligolepis Characidae pelagic 3.8 native
Oligosarcus paranensis Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 2.0 introduced
Otocinclus arnoldi Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Pachyurus bonariensis La Plata croaker Sciaenidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Paraloricaria agastor Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Paraloricaria commersonoides Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Paraloricaria vetula Loricariidae demersal 2.1 native
Parapimelodus valenciennis Pimelodidae demersal 3.9 native
Parastegophilus maculatus Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 4.2 native
Paravandellia oxyptera Pantanal parasitic catfish Trichomycteridae benthopelagic 3.4 native
Pareiorhaphis hystrix Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.3 native
Pareiorhaphis vestigipinnis Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Phalloceros caudimaculatus Dusky millions fish Poeciliidae pelagic 3.0 native
Piaractus mesopotamicus Pacu Serrasalmidae demersal 2.0 native
Pimelodella australis Heptapteridae demersal 3.5 native
Pimelodus absconditus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 3.5 native
Pimelodus atrobrunneus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Pimelodus maculatus Pimelodidae benthopelagic 2.9 native
Pogonopoma obscurum Loricariidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed river stingray Potamotrygonidae demersal 3.2 native
Potamotrygon motoro South American freshwater stingray Potamotrygonidae benthopelagic 3.2 native
Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod Prochilodontidae benthopelagic 2.2 native
Pseudobunocephalus iheringii Aspredinidae demersal 3.1 native
Pseudohemiodon devincenzii Loricariidae demersal 2.4 native
Pseudohemiodon laticeps Loricariidae demersal 2.2 native
Pseudopimelodus mangurus Pseudopimelodidae demersal 3.9 native
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spotted sorubim Pimelodidae demersal 4.5 native
Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii Loricariidae demersal 2.0 native
Pygocentrus nattereri Red piranha Serrasalmidae pelagic 3.7 native
Ramnogaster melanostoma Uruguay river sprat Clupeidae pelagic 3.0 native
Rhamdella longiuscula Heptapteridae demersal 3.6 native
Rhamdia quelen South American catfish Heptapteridae benthopelagic 3.9 native
Rhamphichthys hahni Rhamphichthyidae benthopelagic 3.2 questionable
Rhaphiodon vulpinus Biara Cynodontidae pelagic 4.5 native
Rineloricaria anhaguapitan Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria misionera Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria reisi Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Rineloricaria sanga Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria setepovos Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria stellata Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria tropeira Loricariidae demersal 2.5 native
Rineloricaria zaina Loricariidae demersal 2.4 native
Roeboides prognathus Characidae benthopelagic 4.1 native
Salminus brasiliensis Dorado Bryconidae benthopelagic 3.8 native
Schizodon australis Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Schizodon nasutus Anostomidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
Serrapinnus calliurus Characidae benthopelagic 2.4 native
Serrasalmus maculatus Serrasalmidae pelagic 4.1 native
Sorubim lima Duckbill catfish Pimelodidae demersal 4.1 native
Steindachneridion punctatum Pimelodidae demersal 4.3 native
Steindachneridion scriptum Pimelodidae demersal 4.3 native
Steindachnerina biornata Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Steindachnerina brevipinna Curimatidae benthopelagic 2.0 native
Sturisoma barbatum Loricariidae demersal 2.3 native
Synbranchus marmoratus Marbled swamp eel Synbranchidae demersal 2.8 native
Tatia boemia Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Tatia neivai Auchenipteridae benthopelagic 3.3 native
Tetragonopterus argenteus Characidae demersal 3.2 native
Thoracocharax stellatus Spotfin hatchetfish Gasteropelecidae pelagic 3.5 native
Trachelyopterus galeatus Auchenipteridae demersal 3.1 native
Trachelyopterus teaguei Auchenipteridae demersal 3.5 native
Trichomycterus perkos Trichomycteridae demersal 3.2 native
Triportheus paranensis Tetra Triportheidae benthopelagic 2.8 native
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