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Characiformes (Characins) is an order of bony fishes. There are 2143 species of Characins, in 284 genera and 23 families. This order has been around since the campanian age. They have sexual reproduction.

  • 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 characins. View this species on GBIF