Moenkhausia heikoi

The Moenkhausia heikoi lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Moenkhausia heikoi - probably one of the most beautiful characoids ever discovered. (See in my book, Bleher's Discus volume I). But I could go on and one... More

Moenkhausia heikoi, a new endemic tetra from the Rio XingĂș basin, is described and compared with related species, including the type species of the genus Moenkhausia xinguensis, which is phenotypically close and also endemic to the XingĂș basin. The latter species is redescribed from the holotype and from new collections. More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Moenkhausia
Species : Moenkhausia heikoi
Authority : G