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Biology

A gregarious species which frequently occurs in small creeks with sandy bottoms or in canals with silty bottoms (Ref. 12225). Occurs in all types of habitats (Ref. 27188).
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Distribution

Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages of the Guianas: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.
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South America: Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages in the Guianas.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 120 mm SL
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Max. size

12.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 12225))
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Type Information

Paratype for Jupiaba abramoides
Catalog Number: USNM 120395
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): S. Shideler
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Brit. Guiana, Kangaruma, Lower Potaro River, Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 21.
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Paratype for Jupiaba abramoides
Catalog Number: USNM 66272
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Kangaruma (British Guiana), Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 21.
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Paratype for Jupiaba abramoides
Catalog Number: USNM 66273
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Tumatumari, British Guiana, Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 21.
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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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