Panaque

Theme area:  Amazonía
Scientific name:  Panaque spp.
Class:  Fish
Continent:  South America
Habitat:  Rivers
Diet:  Omnivore
Weight:   /
Size:  5 - 7 cm
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The Panaque has an elongated body that is also flattened at the ventral end, widest in its anterior section and gradually tapering to the caudal peduncle. Its eyes are located on the sides and it has a sucking mouth set at an angle.

If the Panaque is in good condition, filamentary extensions will be visible on both rigid sides of the caudal fin.

Conservation Status
Extinct
Extinct in the wild
Critically endangered
Endangered
Vulnerable
Near threatened
Least concern
Insufficient data
Not evaluated

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It is an omnivorous fish, although most of its diet is plant-based.
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