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Trophic and reproductive ecology of Argopleura magdalenensis Pisces Characidae in the upper basin of the Cauca and Magdalena rivers, Colombia Ecologia trofica y reproductiva de Argopleura magdalenensis Pisces Characidae en la cuenca alta de los Rios Cauca y Magdalena, Colombia


Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales. Mayo; 61: 175-182
Trophic and reproductive ecology of Argopleura magdalenensis Pisces Characidae in the upper basin of the Cauca and Magdalena rivers, Colombia Ecologia trofica y reproductiva de Argopleura magdalenensis Pisces Characidae en la cuenca alta de los Rios Cauca y Magdalena, Colombia
Trophic and reproductive ecology was studied in the characid fish Argopleura magdalenensis, collected in the high watersheds of the Cauca and Magdalena rivers, Colombia. A. magdalenensis is insectivorous and algivorous. It was observed that the fish reproduced in the early wet season and is migratory The male to female ratio was 2.2:1. The fecundity was low (288 oocytes) and the eggs were small (0.66 mm). Physical and chemical variables of the species habitat were measured.

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