Overview

Distribution

South America: Amazon and Parnaíba River basins.
  • Lucena, C.A.S. and N.A. Menezes 2003 Subfamily Characinae (Characins, tetras). p. 200-208. 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. 36811)
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Coastal streams of the Guiana Shield: French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 120 mm TL
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Max. size

11.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
  • Lucena, C.A.S. and N.A. Menezes 2003 Subfamily Characinae (Characins, tetras). p. 200-208. 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. 36811)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.5; dH range: 2
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Trophic Strategy

Scale-eaters (lepidophagy) (Ref. 40162).
  • Peterson, C.C. and P. McIntyre 1998 Ontogenetic diet shifts in Roeboides affinis with morphological comparisons. Environ. Biol. Fish. 53(1):105-110. (Ref. 40162)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bryconops affinis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Least Concern (LC)
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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