Potamorhina altamazonica

The Potamorhina altamazonica lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.5, dH range: 18 environment.

Other species present include Potamorhina altamazonica and Hemiodopsis sp Preparing the catch for the evening meal. These fish were caught in a few minutes in a floodplain lake and comprise a range of species. More

Potamorhina altamazonica, considered a synonym of P. laticeps by Eigenmann and Eigenmann (1889) and subsequent authors, is shown to be a distinct species that inhabits the Rio Amazonas and Río Orinoco systems. More

Common names

Branquinha cabeça lisa in Portuguese (Português)
Kuultohuulitetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sardinón in Spanish (español)
Yahuarachi in Spanish (español)
亚马逊川脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
亞馬遜川脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Curimatidae
Genus : Potamorhina
Species : Potamorhina altamazonica
Authority : Cope, 1878