Naked characin

The naked characin is a species of fish in the Characidae family.

The Naked characin lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The Naked characin is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The naked characin (Gymnocharacinus bergii) is a species of fish in the Characidae family. It is the only member of the genus Gymnocharacinus. It is endemic to Argentina. More

For instance, the Naked Characin fish is in the shape of the letter More

well developed scales (the only naked characin is Gymnocharacinus bergi from Argentina, also the most southerly distributed species). Teeth are also usually present since most are carnivores or omnivores. More

Deficient, and one, the naked characin (Gymnocharacinus bergii), is listed as Endangered. Although international conservation concerns have not been recognized for other species, many Characiformes are harvested for the aquarium trade, an industry that is monitored and regulated only in certain countries or localities. More

Common names

Gymnocharacinus bergii in Spanish (español)
Mojarra bronceada in Spanish (español)
Mojarra desnuda in Spanish (español)
Nahkatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Naked characin in English
Naked Tetra in English
Patagonischer Messingsalmler in German (Deutsch)
裸脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
裸脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Gymnocharacinus
Species : Gymnocharacinus bergii
Authority : Steindachner, 1903