Hatchet fish: Characteristics, habitats, care and more
Central and South America Max. Length 6. Gasteropelecus maculatus [Spotted hatchetfish]. Photo by Anderson,T.
Gasteropelecus sternicla [River hatchetfish]. Thoracocharax securis [Giant hatchetfish]. Photo by Mikolji, I. Thoracocharax stellatus [Spotfin hatchetfish]. Carnegiella marthae. Carnegiella myersi.
Carnegiella schereri. The freshwater hatchetfishes are a family , Gasteropelecidae , of ray-finned fish from South and Central America. The common hatchetfish is the most popular member among fish keeping hobbyists. The family includes three genera : Carnegiella four species , Gasteropelecus three species , and Thoracocharax two species. Freshwater hatchetfishes originate from Panama and South America though they are absent from Chile. They tend to be an upper-level fish, often swimming directly below the surface of the water, biding their time patiently.
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The most obvious trait of the freshwater hatchetfish is their enormously enlarged sternal region. Email or Customer ID.
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