Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Cyprinodontiformes > Anablepidae > Anableps > Anableps anableps

Anableps anableps (Foureye; Foureyed fish; Four-eyes; Largescale foureyes; Star gazer; Striped foureyed fish)

Synonyms: Anableps gronovii; Anableps lineatus; Anableps surinamensis; Anableps tetrophthalmus; Cobitis anableps
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Wikipedia Abstract

Anableps anableps, the largescale four-eyed fish is a species of four-eyed fish found in fresh and brackish waters of northern South America and Trinidad. This species grows to a length of 32 centimetres (13 in) TL. This fish can be found in the aquarium trade. Despite the misleading name, the fish doesn't actually have 4 eyes.
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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
El Paso Zoo
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Newport Aquarium
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Rotterdam Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr


South America: Trinidad and Venezuela to the Amazon delta in Brazil.;



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