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Astyanax fasciatus (Mexican tetra; Banded astyanax)

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Migration [1]  Potamodromous

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North, Central and South America: most freshwater basins from Mexico to Argentina.;

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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
2del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
3Alimentação de Hoplias aff. malabaricus (Bloch, 1794) e Oligosarcus robustus Menezes, 1969 em uma lagoa sob influência estuarina, Pelotas, RS, Fabiano Corrêa, Sérgio Renato Noguez Piedras, Biotemas, 22 (3): 121-128, setembro de 2009
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London