Overview

Distribution

South America: upper Marañon River in northeastern Peru, upper Pastaza River and southwestern portion of Napo River in southeastern Ecuador.
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Upper Marañón River in northeastern Peru, upper Pastaza River and southwestern portion of Napo River in southeastern Ecuador: Ecuador and Peru.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 9 - 11; Analsoft rays: 13 - 16; Vertebrae: 38 - 41
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Size

Maximum size: 92 mm SL
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Max. size

9.6 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 35140))
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Type Information

Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335147
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Prov. Condorcanqui, Quebrada 3, Tributary To Rio Comainas, Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22, Amazonas, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335148
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Provincia Condorcanqui, Rio Comainas, 30 m Downstream of Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22, Condorcanqui Province, Amazonas Region, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Paratype for Creagrutus kunturus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 335146
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Ortega
Year Collected: 1994
Locality: Peru: Departamento Amazonas, Provencia Condorcanqui, Upper Rio Comainas, 20 m Upriver of Puesto De Vigilancia, No. 22., Condorcanqui Province, Amazonas Region, Peru, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P., et al. 1995. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 6 (4): 290, figs 1-2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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