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Priocharax nanus
Image 2048e-Priocharax-nanus
Information
Range Rio Negro, Brazil
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Characiformes
Family Characidae
Genus Priocharax
Species Priocharax nanus

The Priocharax nanus, is a new species of characin native to the Rio Negro, Brazil. The species, which has a skeleton of cartilage, is almost completely transparent. It grows to a maximum length of 15.6 millimeters.

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