Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Characiformes > Characidae > Gymnocorymbus > Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

Gymnocorymbus ternetzi (Petticoat tetra; Butterfly tetra; Blackamoor; Black widow tetra; Black widow; Black tetra)

Synonyms: Gymnocothymbus ternetzii; Tetragonopterus ternetzi
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Wikipedia Abstract

The black tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) also known as the black skirt tetra, petticoat tetra, high-fin black skirt tetra, and black widow tetra, is a freshwater fish of the characin family (Characidae). It is native to the Paraguay and Guaporé River basins of southern Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia.Growing to about 6 cm (2.4 in) total length, the black tetra has a roughly tetragonal body shape and is greyish in colour, fading from near black at the tail to light at the nose.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park II 4006523 Bolivia  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Biodome de Montreal
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
El Paso Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Henson Robinson Zoo
John Ball Zoological Garden
Kyiv Zoological Park
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Reaseheath College Animal Centre
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Tallinn Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Usti nad Labem Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo of Acadiana


America, South - Inland waters; Argentina; Asia - Inland waters; Bolivia; Brazil; Colombia; Neotropical; Oriental; Paraguay; Paraná; South America: Paraguay and Guaporé River basins to Argentina (Ref. 9086).; Thailand;



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