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Eucinostomus melanopterus (Bleeker 1863)

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Eucinostomus melanopterus (Butterfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family mojarras. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 30 cm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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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EOL has data for 26 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Butterfish. View this species on GBIF