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Longtail Knifefish

Sternopygus macrurus (Bloch & Schneider 1801)

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Sternopygus macrurus (Longtail Knifefish) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family glass knifefishes. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Neotropics. Individuals can grow to 141 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming and anal fin swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Longtail knifefish. View this species on GBIF