Priocharax nanus

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Priocharax nanus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Priocharax
Species: P. nanus
Binomial name
Priocharax nanus
(Toledo-Piza, Mattox & Britz, 2014)

Priocharax nanus is a minute species of fish native to the Rio Negro, Brazil. The species, which has a skeleton of cartilage, is almost completely transparent.[1][2] It grows to a maximum length of 15.6 millimeters.[3]



  1. ^ "New Species of Miniature Fish Discovered in Rio Negro". July 8, 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "New miniature fish discovered". Natural History Museum. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Miniature Fish Discovered". maidenhead aquatics. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 

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