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Gasteropelecus levis (Silver hatchetfish)

Synonyms: Pterodiscus levis
Language: Danish; Finnish; German; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The silver hatchetfish (Gasteropelecus levis) is a member of the genus Gasteropelecus in the family Gasteropelecidae. It is a relatively small fish that is often kept in aquariums. It is compressed laterally, with black and gold lines running along its side.
View Wikipedia Record: Gasteropelecus levis

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Caldwell Zoo
El Paso Zoo


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Neotropical; South America: lower Amazon River basin in Brazil.;



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