Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs in lentic environment (Ref. 11229).
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Distribution

South America: La Plata basin and upper Amazon and Meta River basins.
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. 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. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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La Plata River basin, upper Amazon and upper Meta River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Peru.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 30 - 34
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Size

Max. size

14.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 81048))
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Diagnostic Description

CI-FML 3368 , Argentina , Salta , Oran, La Bambu, Rio Bermejo basin, Rio Blanco .

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MLP 9427 , 2 ex., 102.0-113.0 mm, Argentina , Misiones , Rio Parana .

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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.2; dH range: 15
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Astyanax abramis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 27
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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