Spotted pike-characin

The Spotted pike-characin lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.5, dH range: 18 environment.

The spotted pike-characin, Boulengerella maculata, is broadly similar but a bit bigger, getting to about 30cm/12" in length. Ctenolucius hujeta is known variously as the hujeta, the rocket gar, and the blunt-nosed gar (this latter name on account of its slightly upturned snout). More

Common names

Agujeta in Spanish (español)
Bicuda in Spanish (español)
Gazza-challua in Spanish (español)
Gefleckter Hechtsalmler in German (Deutsch)
Lápiz challua in Spanish (español)
Per lápiz in Spanish (español)
Pez lápiz moteado in Spanish (español)
Picudo in Spanish (español)
Plettet geddetetra in Danish (dansk)
Spotted pike-characin in English
Täplähaukitetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Uena in Spanish (español)
花斑鮑氏脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
花斑鲍氏脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Characiformes
Family : Ctenoluciidae
Genus : Boulengerella
Species : Boulengerella maculata
Authority : Valenciennes, 1850