Prochilodus magdalenae

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Prochilodus magdalenae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Prochilodontidae
Genus: Prochilodus
Species: P. magdalenae
Binomial name
Prochilodus magdalenae
Steindachner, 1879
Synonyms[1]
  • Prochilodus asper magdalenae
    Steindachner, 1879
  • Prochilodus beani
    Eigenmann, 1907
  • Prochilodus eigenmanni
    Ahl, 1937
  • Prochilodus reticulatus magdalenae
    Steindachner, 1879
  • Prochilodus steindachneri
    Eigenmann, 1922

Prochilodus magdalenae is a tropical freshwater fish from Colombia. It is found in the Atrato, Sinú, Cauca and Magdalena Rivers.[1] It has been measured to reach 30 cm (12 in), and reported to reach up to 50 cm (20 in).[1] They have a growing role in fisheries.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2010). "Prochilodus magdalenae" in FishBase. January 2010 version.
  2. ^ J. Polanía et al. (2001). Ulrich Seeliger and Björn Kjerfve, ed. Coastal marine ecosystems of Latin America. Ecological Studies 144. Berlin: Springer. p. 43. ISBN 3-540-67228-1.