Overview

Distribution

South America: Paraíba do Sul River basin in Brazil.
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Paraíba do Sul River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

36.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38504))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Brycon insignis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1996
  • Needs updating

Assessor/s
World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s

Justification
Harrison and Stiassny (1999) consider this species to be possibly extinct. The matter has been referred to the relevant Specialist Group for a decision.

History
  • 1996
    Data Deficient
  • 1994
    Endangered
    (Groombridge 1994)
  • 1990
    Endangered
    (IUCN 1990)
  • 1988
    Endangered
    (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
  • 1986
    Endangered
    (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)
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Wikipedia

Brycon insignis

Brycon insignis is a species of fish in the Characidae family. It is endemic to Brazil.

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