Overview

Distribution

South America: Orinoco River basin.
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Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Analsoft rays: 19 - 22
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Size

Max. size

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

Paratype for Aulixidens eugeniae Bohlke
Catalog Number: USNM 157368
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Ternetz
Year Collected: 1925
Locality: Venezuela: Rio Orinoco; Playa Matepalma (Playa Below Yapacana), Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Bohlke, J. E. 1952. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 12. 5 (56): 775.
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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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Wikipedia

Aulixidens eugeniae

Aulixidens eugeniae is a species of characin endemic to the Orinoco River basin in Venezuela. It is the only member of its genus.

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