Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Characiformes > Prochilodontidae > Semaprochilodus > Semaprochilodus taeniurus

Semaprochilodus taeniurus (Silver prochilodus)

Synonyms: Curimatus taeniurus; Prochilodus taeniurus; Semaprochilodus taenirus; Semiprochilodus taeniurus
Language: Finnish; German; Mandarin Chinese; Portuguese


Migration [1]  Potamodromous


Parasitized by 
Gyrodactylus gemini[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Biodome de Montreal
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Mesker Park Zoo
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Randers Regnskov
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Universeum Science Center
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Negro; Neotropical; South America: central portions of the Amazon basin and tributary rivers.;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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