Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits rivers with stone substratum.
  • Malabarba, M.C.S.L. and L.R. Malabarba 1994 Hypobrycon maromba, a new genus and species of characiform fish from the Upper Rio Urugai, Brazil (Ostariophysi: Charaidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 5(1):19-24. (Ref. 26618)
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Distribution

South America: upper Rio Uruguay drainage.
  • Malabarba, M.C.S.L. and L.R. Malabarba 1994 Hypobrycon maromba, a new genus and species of characiform fish from the Upper Rio Urugai, Brazil (Ostariophysi: Charaidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 5(1):19-24. (Ref. 26618)
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Upper Uruguay River basin, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 48.4 mm SL
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Max. size

4.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Paratype for Hypobrycon maromba Malabarba & Malabarba
Catalog Number: USNM 324629
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): E. Pereira, P. Azevedo & A. Bergmann
Year Collected: 1988
Locality: Rio Canoas, In the Road From Anita Garibaldi To Abdon Baptista (Rio Urguai Drainage), Santa Catarina State, Brazil., Santa Catarina, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Malabarba, M. & Malabarba, L. R. 1994. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 5 (1): 20, 1-6.
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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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