Overview

Comprehensive Description

Astyanax aff. scabripinnis :

coastal drainage:MHNCI 7824 , 4, small affluent of rio Morato , 11 Jun 1994 , and MHNCI 7844 , 4, 12 Jun 1994 ; MHNCI 7858 , 20 (2 c&s), small affluent of rio Morato , 25 Jun 1994 .

  • Vinícius Abilhoa, Luiz Fernando Duboc (2007): A new species of the freshwater fish genus Astyanax (Ostariophysi: Characidae) from the rio Iguacu basin, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 1587, 43-52: 51-51, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B2CDDEA9-F47C-444F-BA47-DB7D7EC8D49A
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Biology

Occurs in lentic environment (Ref. 11229).
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Distribution

South America: Brazil and Argentina.
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Argentina and Brazil.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 22
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Size

Maximum size: 78 mm SL
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Max. size

7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 26681))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 18
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds mainly on insects (Ref. 26681).
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Diseases and Parasites

Capillostrongyloides Infestation. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Astyanax scabripinnis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 20
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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