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Biology

Inhabits streams, being more abundant in pools than in regions with rapid current.
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Distribution

South America: Aroa and Urama River basins, Caribbean versant drainage of Venezuela.
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Aroa and Urama River basins, Caribbean versant drainages of Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Analsoft rays: 11 - 13; Vertebrae: 34 - 35
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Size

Maximum size: 42.4 mm SL
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Max. size

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

Paratype for Creagrutus lepidus Vari et al.
Catalog Number: USNM 325045
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): C. Lasso & J. Medina
Year Collected: 1985
Locality: Venezuela. Yaracuy: Rio Aroa System; Quebrada El Charal; Finca El Jaguar, Sierra De Aroa, Yaracuy, Venezuela, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range ? - 3 m (Ref. 26732)
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Depth: 0 - 3m.
Recorded at 3 meters.
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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