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Semaprochilodus taeniurus


Semaprochilodus taeniurus
Silver Prochilodus
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Semaprochilodus taeniurus, also known as Silver Prochilodus, is a freshwater species found in the central parts of the Amazon basin, Brazil. It can be found in floodplain lakes, forest streams and tributaries.
Semaprochilodus taeniurus can reach a maximum length of around 25 cm. This species is very closely related to Semaprochilodus insignis in shape and colour. It has a silver, large-scaled body and bold black and yellow horizontal bars on its caudal and anal fins. Its pelvic fins are red coloured and the dorsal is translucent, tall and has yellow elements and white spots; the head and gills have some red colouration.
成鱼之体幅稍高,银白色的身体底色上布满了黑色小点,此斑点亦延伸至高耸的背鳍上。尾鳍和臀鳍的花样雷同,皆为红黑相间的斑马纹,腹鳍则为亮红色
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