Overview

Distribution

South America: Mucuri River basin in Brazil.
  • Lima, F.C.T. 2003 Characidae - Bryconinae (Characins, tetras). p. 174-181. 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. 38504)
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Mucuri River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

31.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38873))
  • Lima, F.C.T. and R.M.C. Castro 2000 Brycon vermelha, a new species of characid fish from the Rio Mucuri, a coastal river of eastern Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 11(2):155-162. (Ref. 38873)
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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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