Overview

Distribution

South America: upper São Francisco River basin in Brazil.
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Upper São Francisco River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

4.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38597))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

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Wikipedia

Hysteronotus megalostomus

Hysteronotus megalostomus is a species of characin endemic to Brazil where it is found in the upper São Francisco River basin. It is the only member of its genus.

Environment[edit]

The Hysteronotus megalostomus is recorded to be found in a freshwater environment within a benthopelagic depth range. This species is native to a tropical climate.[1]

Size[edit]

The Hysteronotus megalostomus can reach the maximum length of about 4.2 centimeters or about 1.65 inches as an unsexed male.[1]

Distribution[edit]

The Hysteronotus megalostomus is recorded to occupy the areas of South America, the upper São Francisco River basin, and Brazil.[1][2]

Threats[edit]

The Hysteronotus megalostomus is recorded to be harmless to humans. This species is recorded to serve as no threat to humans.[3]

Classification[edit]

The taxonomic classification of the Hysteronotus megalostomus is as follows:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann, 1911". FishBase. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hysteronotus megalostomus". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann, 1922". DiscoverLife. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hysteronotus megalostomus". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann, 1911". ITIS Standard Report Page. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hysteronotus megalostomus Eigenmann 1911". Fish Wise. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 

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