Black darter tetra

The Black darter tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.2 - 6.5, dH range: 5 environment.

The Black Morpho or Black Darter tetra is a blackwater species from the upper Solimoes, upper Negro, and upper Orinoco River basins of South America. They have a pale yellow and orange body with a distinct black line running along the lateral line from the gills to the tail. More

Black darter tetras have small elongated and slender body with a bold lateral black line running from the gills to the caudal fin. The rest of the body is pale yellow-brown and slightly iridescent. More

Common names

Black darter tetra in English
Black morpho tetra in English
Hehkupurjetetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kolibri-tetra in Danish (dansk)
Weitzmans Raubsalmler in German (Deutsch)
韋氏雜色脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
韋氏雜色脂鯉 in Unknown
韦氏杂色脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
韦氏杂色脂鲤 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Crenuchidae
Genus : Poecilocharax
Species : Poecilocharax weitzmani
Authority : G