Overview

Distribution

Upper Negro and upper Orinoco River basins: Brazil and Venezuela.
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South America: upper Negro and upper portions of Orinoco River basins.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Paratype for Creagrutus vexillapinnus Vari & Harlold
Catalog Number: USNM 341361
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerin with Cartilage Stain
Collector(s): M. Goulding
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Brazil: Amazonas, Rio Negro, Urumari Beach, Above Barcelos, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. S. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 215, 90, 92.
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Paratype for Creagrutus vexillapinnus Vari & Harlold
Catalog Number: USNM 341360
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): M. Goulding
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Brazil: Amazonas; Rio Negro, Marauia, Cachoeira De Bicho Acu. [Praia]., Amazonas, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Vari, R. P. & Harold, A. S. 2001. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. No. 613: 215, 90, 92.
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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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