Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco River basin.
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. 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. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

7.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. 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. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

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Wikipedia

Gymnotichthys hildae

Gymnotichthys hildae is a species of characin endemic to the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela. [2] It is the only member of its genus. This species is known to be found in fresh water in benthopelagic environments, in a tropical climate. This species can reach the average length of 7 cm (2.7 in).[3] [4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gymnotichthys hildae". Animal Diversity Web. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gymnotichthys hildae". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gymnotichthys hildae". Fish Base. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Gymnotichthys hildae Fernández-Yépez, 1950". Discover Life. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 

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