Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Characiformes > Characidae > Chalceus > Chalceus macrolepidotus

Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pinktail chalceus; Pinktailed characin; Pink-tailed characin)

Synonyms: Chalceus ararapeera; Creagrutus pellegrini
Language: Creole, French; Danish; Finnish; German; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Saramaccan; Spanish; Wayana

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve State Sustainable Development Reserve VI 3260792 Amazonas, Brazil  
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park II 4006523 Bolivia  


Parasitized by 
Jainus jainus <Unverified Name>[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Biodome de Montreal
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Prospect Park Zoo
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Negro; Neotropical; Orinoco; Peru; South America: Negro and Orinoco River basins and coastal rivers in Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.; Suriname; Venezuela;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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