Overview

Distribution

South America: Juruena River basin in Brazil.
  • Lucena, C.A.S. and N.A. Menezes 2003 Subfamily Characinae (Characins, tetras). p. 200-208. 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. 36811)
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Juruena River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 85 mm SL
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Max. size

8.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 27925))
  • Oyakawa, O.T. 1998 Catalogo dos tipos de peixes recentes do Museu de Zoologia da USP. I. Characiformes (Teleostei: Ostariophysi). Pap. Avuls. Zool. 39(23):443-507. (Ref. 27925)
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Type Information

Paratype for Cynopotamus juruenae Menezes
Catalog Number: USNM 194296
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Schultz
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Brazil: Mato Grosso, Upper Juruena, Tapajos-Amazon Dr., Mato Grosso, Brazil, South America
Depth (m): 0.5
  • Paratype: Menezes, N. A. 1987. Beaufortia. 37 (1): 3.
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Paratype for Cynopotamus juruenae Menezes
Catalog Number: USNM 194279
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Schultz
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Brazil: Mato Grosso, Upper Juruena, Amazon Tapajos Dr., Mato Grosso, Brazil, South America
Depth (m): 1 to 2
  • Paratype: Menezes, N. A. 1987. Beaufortia. 37 (1): 3.
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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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