Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Collected from a river with clear water (Ref. 49957).
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Distribution

Salado River, Paria Peninsula, Venezuela.
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South America: known only from the type locality, Río Salado, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

6.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 49957))
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Diagnostic Description

Robust and deep body; a rhinosphenoid in front of the orbitosphenoid; absence of cartilage; a process on the post-ventral margin of the orbitosphenoid; a pointed process on the ischiac, and the first two pterygiophores in front of the anal fin inserted on the second vertebra of the spine (Ref. 49957).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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