Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco River basin.
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Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Analsoft rays: 23 - 25
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Size

Max. size

4.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37055))
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Type Information

Paratype for Cheirodontops geayi Schultz
Catalog Number: USNM 121508
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz, G. Zuloage, W. Phelps & R. Sherman
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venezuela: Estado De Aragua, Rio Guarico and Tribs. Between San Sebastian and San Casimiro, Aragua, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Schultz, L. P. 1944. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 94 (3181): 319, 42, 43.
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Holotype for Cheirodontops geayi Schultz
Catalog Number: USNM 121507
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Schultz, G. Zuloage, W. Phelps & R. Sherman
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venezuela: Estado De Aragua, Rio Guarico and Tribs. Between San Sebastian and San Casimiro, Aragua, Venezuela, South America
  • Holotype: Schultz, L. P. 1944. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 94 (3181): 319, 42, 43.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Cheirodontops geayi

Cheirodontops geayi is a species of characin endemic to Venezuela where it is found in the Orinoco River basin. [2] It is the only member of its genus. This species can be found in a freshwater environment within a benthopelagic range. They are native to tropical climates. The average length of an unsexed male is about 4 cm (1.5 in). [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cheirodontops geayi". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cheirodontops geayi". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cheirodontops geayi". Fish Base. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 

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