Leporinus fasciatus commonly known as the banded leporinus or the black-banded leporinus is a species of characin in the family Anostomidae.
L. fasciatus is native to the River Amazon and other rivers in South America, but has been introduced into the US states of Florida and Hawaii. It has not been observed from Hawaii as of 2005; the species is thought to have gone extinct in the region. It can be kept with other fish, and has been described as "hardy". Leporinus fasciatus has been recorded to reach 30 centimetres (12 in) in length, although individuals reach maturity around 15 centimetres (5.9 in). L. fasciatusis yellow with black stripes, frequently also exhibiting orange markings on the head and tail fin.
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