Striped leporinus

The Striped leporinus lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The Striped Leporinus, Leporinus fasciatus, is quite colorful with its’ yellow and black stripes. The word Leporinus is of French origin, meaning “little hare” because this fish actually has two prominent front teeth. This fish originated in Venezuela and the Amazon River Basin. More

A striped Leporinus is peaceful in the mormalfall. Males like females can gain a length of up to 25 cm. Attitude: Optimal-proof prevail water-temperatures of 22 to 26 °C in the aquarium. The pH-area should amount to 0.0. More

Common names

Boga estriada in Spanish (español)
Boga pintada in Spanish (español)
Boga rayada in Spanish (español)
Canivete in Portuguese (Português)
Characin in English
Ferreirinha in Portuguese (Português)
Gestreifter Leporinus in German (Deutsch)
Lisa in Spanish (español)
Nauhaseisojatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Piava in Portuguese (Português)
Riscadinho in Portuguese (Português)
Sardina in Spanish (español)
Sortstribet mudderlaks in Danish (dansk)
striped leporinus in English
Trompa colorada in Spanish (español)
Trompa roja in Spanish (español)
条纹兔脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋兔脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Anostomidae
Genus : Leporinus
Species : Leporinus striatus
Authority : Kner, 1858