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Elephantnose fish

Elephantnose fish

Wormjawed mormyrid

Wormjawed mormyrid

Dwarf mormyrid

Dwarf mormyrid

Norman's lampeye

Norman's lampeye

Mango Pleco

Mango Pleco

Orchid Leather Neck Whiptail

Orchid Leather Neck Whiptail

Galaxy pleco

Galaxy pleco

Blue Congo Cichlid

Blue Congo Cichlid

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Orchid Leather Neck Whiptail

Orchid Leather Neck Whiptail

Facts

LatinBrochiloricaria chauliodon
Size30 cm
FoodBottom-living animals and parts of plants
HabitatRivers and lakes
IUCN

Not evaluated

Habitat destruction and population growth are the major threats to the species' future survival

LocationOnly known from La Plata, Argentina
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Neon tetra

Arowana

Philippines crocodile

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

Poison Frog

African river

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi