from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See tetra.
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- n. Any of many diverse fish, of the order Characiformes, related to the carp and catfish and including the tetra.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae; -- also called characid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish of the family Characinidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
The most important fish in Lake Chad are the characin (Alestes baremoze) and the Nile perch (Lates niloticus).
Drag to Playlist hujeta/rocket/silver/characin gar, senegal bichir, acei cichlids in my planted tank my 55 gallon planted tank is home to a characin gar, senegal bichir, 16 acei cichlids, a few chinese algae eaters and a juvenile rainbow shark.
Another member of the large characin clan, the lemon tetra has a fairly elongated body like its smaller relative the neon tetra and like neons and other characins, the lemon tetra does best if kept in small schools of six to eight fish.
These fish include the pacu (Metynnis and Mylossoma), tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum), pirarucu (Arapaima gigas), sardinha (Triportheus angulatus), and the smaller carnivorous characin, the pirana (Serrasalmus spp.).
These fish include the pacu (Metynnis and Mylossoma), tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum), pirarucu (Arapaima gigas), sardinha (Triportheus angulatus), and the smaller pirana (Serrasalmus spp.), a carnivorous characin.