Overview

Distribution

South America: Brazil.
  • de Santana, C. D. and R.P. Vari 2010 Electric fishes of the genus Sternarchorhynchus (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); phylogenetic and revisionary studies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159:223-371. (Ref. 84053)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

16.4 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 84053))
  • de Santana, C. D. and R.P. Vari 2010 Electric fishes of the genus Sternarchorhynchus (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); phylogenetic and revisionary studies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159:223-371. (Ref. 84053)
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Type Information

Paratype for Sternarchorhynchus chaoi De Santana & Vari
Catalog Number: USNM 391713
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): G. Dos Santos
Year Collected: 1998
Locality: BRAZIL: Rondonia: Rio Jamari, Porto Velho, Canal de desvio da (diversion canal of) UHE (Usina Hidroelectrica) Samuel, Rondonia, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: de Santana, C. D. & Vari, R. P. 2010. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 159: 286, Figs. 28, 31.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; 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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