Overview

Distribution

South America: Guyana and Venezuela (?).
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Guyana and Venezuela (?)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

6.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Paratype for Astyanax guianensis Eigenmann
Catalog Number: USNM 66106
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Tumatumari, British Giuana, Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 16.
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Paratype for Astyanax guianensis Eigenmann
Catalog Number: USNM 66105
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Rockstone, British Guiana, Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 16.
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Paratype for Astyanax guianensis Eigenmann
Catalog Number: USNM 120394
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Brit. Guiana, Rockstone, Guyana, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1909. Annals of the Carnegie Museum. 6 (1): 16.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.8 - 7.5; dH range: 8 - 20
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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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