Hyphessobrycon auca Almirón, Casciotta, Bechara & Ruíz Díaz, 2004 — Details

Overview

Distribution

Esteros del Iberá wetlands, Argentina.
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South America: Argentina.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

4.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 83966))
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Diagnostic Description

Distinguished from other species of the genus by having one maxillary tooth with 5 cusps; dental row with teeth decreasing in size anteroposteriorly; males with hooks in all fins; mature females with hooks on pelvic-fin rays; one humeral spot vertically elongated, bounded by a light area; a second lateral spot may be faint or well developed; a wide lateral band ending in a conspicuous caudal spot (Ref. 55796).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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