Potamorhina laticeps

The Potamorhina laticeps lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Potamorhina laticeps is endemic to the Lago Maracaibo drainage basin of Venezuela. The numerous literature citations of P. laticeps from other river systems of South America were based on misidentifications, primarily of P. More

Common names

Branquinha in Portuguese (Português)
Manamana in Spanish (español)
侧头川脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
側頭川脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Curimatidae
Genus : Potamorhina
Species : Potamorhina laticeps
Authority : Valenciennes, 1850