Overview

Comprehensive Description

Astyanax eigenmanniorum (Cope) :

ILPLA 705, (5) 53.8-77.1 mm SL, Laguna Chascomús ( 35°36’S58°02’W ), Buenos Aires Province , Argentina , coll.: C. Togo and H. López , May 1979 ; ILPLA 716, (4) 51.9-82.9 mm SL, Laguna Chascomús , Buenos Aires Province , Argentina , coll.: O. Padin and J. Iwaszkiw, April 1984 .

  • Lucila C. Protogino, Amalia M. Miquelarena, Hugo L. López (2006): A new species of Astyanax (Teleostei, Characiformes, Characidae), with breeding tubercles, from the Paraná and Uruguay river basins. Zootaxa 1297, 1-16: 14-14, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8B4411D9-087E-4182-81EF-23D764E0FE27
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Astyanax eigenmanniorum :

ANSP 21627 , paratypes , 2 ex., 42.5-49.4 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul ; AI 180 , 10 ex. (1 C&S), 42.5-52.1 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul , Viamao , acude Charoles and Arroio Viuva Tereza .

  • Juan Marcos Mirande, Gastón Aguilera, María de las Mercedes Azpelicueta (2007): A new species of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) from the endorheic Río Salí basin, Tucumán, northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 1646, 31-39: 32-32, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D83848ED-9E15-4C2C-A228-0288B2CAFBB9
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Astyanax cf. eigenmanniorum :

CI-FML 3262 , 23 ex., 29.4-50.7 mm, Argentina , Salta , La Bambu, rio Bermejo basin, rio Anta Muerta .

  • Juan Marcos Mirande, Gastón Aguilera, María de las Mercedes Azpelicueta (2007): A new species of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) from the endorheic Río Salí basin, Tucumán, northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 1646, 31-39: 32-32, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D83848ED-9E15-4C2C-A228-0288B2CAFBB9
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Astyanax eigenmanniorum :

ANSP 21627, paratypes , 2 ex., 42.5-49.4 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul ; AI 180, 10 ex. (1 C&S), 42.5-52.1 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul , Viamão , açudeCharolês and arroio Viuva Tereza .

Astyanax cf. eigenmanniorum :

MLP 9160, 6 ex., 36.8-80.2 mm, Argentina , Buenos Aires , Los Talas ; MLP 2494, 13 ex., 30.0- 53.1 mm, Argentina , Córdoba , Río Quinto, Barreto .

  • J. M. Mirande, G. Aguilera, M. D. L. M. Azpelicueta (2006): Astyanax endy (Characiformes: Characidae), a new fish species from the upper Río Bermejo basin, northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 1286, 57-68: 59-59, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:89EB739D-FFDE-44FD-AD0F-9E51CC3392FD
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Distribution

South America: lower Paraná, Uruguay and Laguna dos Patos drainage.
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Lower Paraná, Uruguay and Laguna dos Patos drainage: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

5.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 94153))
  • De Lucena, C.A.S., J.B. Castro and V.A. Bertaco 2013 Three new species of Astyanax from drainages of southern Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 11(3):537-552. (Ref. 94153)
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Diagnostic Description

One maxillary tooth (Ref. 46822).
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CI-FML 3262 , 23 ex., 29.4-50.7 mm, Argentina , Salta , La Bambu, rio Bermejo basin, rio Anta Muerta .

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ANSP 21627 , paratypes , 2 ex., 42.5-49.4 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul ; AI 180 , 10 ex. (1 C&S), 42.5-52.1 mm, Brasil , Rio Grande do Sul , Viamão , acude Charoles and Arroio Viuva Tereza .

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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; potamodromous (Ref. 51243); freshwater
  • Riede, K. 2004 Global register of migratory species - from global to regional scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany. 329 p. (Ref. 51243)
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Migration

Potamodromous. Migrating within streams, migratory in rivers, e.g. Saliminus, Moxostoma, Labeo. Migrations should be cyclical and predictable and cover more than 100 km.
  • Riede, K. 2004 Global register of migratory species - from global to regional scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany. 329 p. (Ref. 51243)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Astyanax eigenmanniorum

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Astyanax eigenmanniorum

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Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 15
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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