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Prochilodus lineatus

(Prochilodus lineatus)

Description

Prochilodus lineatus, the streaked prochilod, is a species of ray-finned fish in the Prochilodontidae family. It is native to the Paraná—Paraguay and Paraíba do Sul river basins in South America. It performs long breeding migrations and supports very important fisheries.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Characiformes
Family:Prochilodontidae
Genus:Prochilodus
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