Moenkhausia rara

The Moenkhausia rara lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Moenkhausia rara in the German journal Zoologische Abhandlungen. The new species of tetra has brown lines, sometimes in a zigzag pattern, between the rows of scales and a round black spot on the caudal peduncle. There's also a faint humeral spot. More

month, and another Moenkhausia rara, described in 2004. For more details on the new Moenkhausia see the paper: Lima FCT and JLO Birindelli (2006) - Moenkhausia petymbuaba, a new species of characid from the Serra do Cachimbo, Rio Xingu basin, Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae). More

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Moenkhausia
Species : Moenkhausia rara
Authority : Zarske, G