Overview

Distribution

Araguaia-Tocantins River and upper Tapajós River basins, Brazil.
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South America: Araguaia-Tocantins River and upper Tapajós River basin, Brazil.
  • Moreira, C.R., F.C.T. Lima and W.J.E.M. Costa 2002 Hyphessobrycon moniliger, a new characid fish from rio Tocantins basin, Central Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 13(1):73-80. (Ref. 42938)
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Analsoft rays: 26 - 30; Vertebrae: 31 - 33
  • Moreira, C.R., F.C.T. Lima and W.J.E.M. Costa 2002 Hyphessobrycon moniliger, a new characid fish from rio Tocantins basin, Central Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 13(1):73-80. (Ref. 42938)
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Size

Max. size

2.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Diagnostic Description

Males with a broad, convex anal-fin lobe formed by the 12-14 anteriormost rays, which are more elongated and thickened than the remaining rays; pelvic bones elongated, protruding through the body wall in some of the largest specimens; dorsal and pelvic fins not elongated in mature males; caudal peduncle blotch asymmetric and not as dark in males; all dentary teeth cusps in a straight line and 3 teeth in the maxilla (Ref. 42938).
  • Moreira, C.R., F.C.T. Lima and W.J.E.M. Costa 2002 Hyphessobrycon moniliger, a new characid fish from rio Tocantins basin, Central Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 13(1):73-80. (Ref. 42938)
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Type Information

Paratype for Hyphessobrycon moniliger Moreira et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 365042
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): W. Costa & et al.
Year Collected: 1993
Locality: Brazil, Goias, River 98 km West From Jussara., Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Moreira, C. R., et al. 2002. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 13 (1): 74, figs 1-2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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