Overview

Distribution

Siapa River, southern tributary of Casiquiare River, upper Negro River basin, Venezuela.
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South America: Siapa River, southern tributary of Casiquiare River, upper Negro River basin.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

5.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 35140))
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Type Information

Paratype for Creagrutus ephippiatus
Catalog Number: USNM 355116
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): R. Royero & et al.
Year Collected: 1988
Locality: Venezuela: Amazonas, Upper Rio Siapa, Campamento Siapa., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. S. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 98, 39.
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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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