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Hoplocharax goethei

(Hoplocharax goethei)

Description

Hoplocharax goethei is a species of characin endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Amazon Basin. It is the only member of its genus. It is commonly found in freshwater environments at a benthopelagic depth. This species is native to a tropical environment. This fish can reach a length of about 3 cm (1.2 in) as an unsexed male.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Characiformes
Family:Acestrorhynchidae
Genus:Hoplocharax
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