Overview

Distribution

South America: Maracaibo Lake basin.
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Lake Maricabo basin and Caribbean drainages, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 350 mm SL
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Max. size

3.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121542
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Cano 1/2 Mile West To Sinamaica, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121541
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Socuy 3 km. Above Mouth; Maracaibo Basin, Zulia, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121540
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Apon About 35 km. South of Rosario In Maracaibo Basin., Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121539
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Cienago Del Guanavana, About 10 km. North of Sinamaica, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121538
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Muddy Pool Trib To Rio Ge Near Rosario, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121537
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Agua Caliente 2 To 3 km. About Lago Maracaibo, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121536
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Negro Below Mouth of Rio Yasa, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121535
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Palmar Near Totuma About 100 km. S.W. of Maracaibo, Venezuela, South America
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Holotype for Hyphessobrycon sovichthys
Catalog Number: USNM 121534
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Cienago Del Guanavana, About 10 km. North of Sinamaica, Venezuela, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Hyphessobrycon sovichthys

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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