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Acestrorhynchus lacustris

Synonyms: Xiphorhamphus lacustris
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Estacion Biologica Beni Biosphere Reserve VI 335178 Bolivia  
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  

Prey / Diet

Acestrorhynchus lacustris[1]
Astyanax altiparanae[1]
Cyphocharax modestus[1]
Eigenmannia virescens (Green knifefish)[2]
Geophagus brasiliensis (Pearl cichlid)[1]
Gymnotus carapo (Banded knifefish)[1]
Hyphessobrycon eques (Tetra)[1]
Moenkhausia costae[2]
Tetragonopterus chalceus (False silver tetra)[2]
Triportheus guentheri[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acestrorhynchus britskii1
Hoplias malabaricus (Trahira)1
Pygocentrus cariba (Orinoco piranha)1
Serrasalmus brandtii (White piranha)4

Predators

Acestrorhynchus lacustris[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Spirocamallanus saofranciscensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Travassosnema travassosi <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Argentina; Brazil; Neotropical; Paraná; Peru; South America: São Francisco and upper Paraná River basins.; São Francisco;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Diet and feeding activity of Acestrorhynchus lacustris (Lütken, 1875) (Characiformes, Acestrorhynchidae) in the water reservoir at Ribeirão Claro, SP, Silva, AT. and Goitein, R., Braz. J. Biol., 69(3): 757-762, 2009 2Diet composition and food overlap of Acestrorhynchus britskii and A. lacustris (Characiformes: Acestrorhynchidae) from Sobradinho reservoir, São Francisco river, Bahia State, Aline Alves Ferreira da Rocha, Natália Carneiro Lacerda dos Santos, Gabriela de Araújo Pinto, Tatiane do Nascimento Medeiros and William Severi, Maringá, v. 33, n. 4, p. 407-415, 2011 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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