This species is pale peach to pinkish in colour, with long, black, lateral stripes. It grows up to approximately 20 cm long. The central stripe terminates in an arch shape at the base of the dorsal find. Anostomus anostomus appears very similar to Anostomus ternetzi, but can be distinguished by the presence of red tinting on the fins.
Anostomus anostomus is native to South America, and can be found in the Orinoco River, in the Guayana Region of the Upper Amazon.
- Non community fish – specialised