Overview

Distribution

Upper Uruguay and Jacuí River basins, Brazil.
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South America: Upper Uruguay and Jacuí River basins in Brazil.
  • 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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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 16 - 20; Vertebrae: 34 - 36
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Size

Max. size

6.3 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41290))
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Type Information

Paratype for Astyanax brachypterygium Malabarba & Bertaco
Catalog Number: USNM 364303
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Lucena, E. Pereira & P. Azevedo
Year Collected: 1989
Locality: Uruguay River, Arroio Agua Branca, Bom Jesus. Alt. 1050 m, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Bertaco, V. A. & Malabarba, L. R. 2001. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 12 (3): 228, Figs. 9-10.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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