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Imperial Tetra

Imperial Tetra

Facts

LatinHyphessobrycon nigricinctus
FoodCrustaceans, insect larvae, worms etc.
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Vulnerable

The main threat to this species is habitat degradation and pollution from illegal mining, particularly in the Araza and Inambari Rivers. There is a dam projected in the Inambari River that may affect the population of this species.

LocationMadre de Dios in Peru
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