Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places (Ref. 205).
  • 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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Distribution

South America: Paraná River basin.
  • Garavello, J.C. and H.A. Britski 2003 Anostomidae (Headstanders). p. 71-84. 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. 36801)
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Paraná River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 196 mm SL
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Max. size

19.6 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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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places (Ref. 205).
  • Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen 1966 Modes of reproduction in fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 941 p. (Ref. 205)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Leporinus amblyrhynchus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 4 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

ACCCTCTACTTAGTATTTGGTGCCTGAGCCGGAATAGTTGGCACAGCCCTC---AGTCTCCTAATTCGAGCAGAGCTTAGTCAACCCGGATCCCTTCTAGGTGAT---GATCAAATTTATAATGTTATCGTTACCGCACATGCTTTTGTAATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCAATCATAATCGGAGGCTTCGGGAATTGACTAGTACCATTAATG---ATTGGGGCACCCGACATGGCCTTTCCACGAATAAATAACATAAGCTTCTGACTACTCCCCCCATCTTTCCTTCTTCTGCTAGCATCTTCCGGGGTAGAGGCTGGAGCTGGAACAGGTTGAACTGTTTACCCCCCACTTGCCGGAAACTTGGCCCACGCAGGTGCCTCCGTTGACCTA---ACTATTTTTTCCCTCCACCTCGCCGGTGTTTCCTCCATTCTTGGAGCTATTAATTTTATTACAACAATTATTAACATAAAACCTCCAGCCATCTCGCAATATCAAACCCCTCTATTTGTTTGAGCTGTCCTCATTACAGCCGTGCTTCTTCTTCTTTCTCTGCCAGTCCTAGCTGCC---GGAATCACCATACTCCTAACAGACCGAAATCTAAATACTACATTCTTTGACCCTGCAGGAGGAGGGGAC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Leporinus amblyrhynchus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 8
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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