Overview

Distribution

Upper Uruguay and Jacuí River basins, Brazil.
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South America: Upper Uruguay and Jacuí River basins in Brazil.
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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
  • Bertaco, V.A. and L.R. Malabarba 2001 Description of two new species of Astyanax (Teleostei: Characidae) from headwater streams of Southern Brazil, with comments on the "A. scabripinnis species complex". Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(3):221-234. (Ref. 41290)
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Size

Max. size

6.3 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41290))
  • Bertaco, V.A. and L.R. Malabarba 2001 Description of two new species of Astyanax (Teleostei: Characidae) from headwater streams of Southern Brazil, with comments on the "A. scabripinnis species complex". Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(3):221-234. (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
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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