Overview

Distribution

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

Size

Maximum size: 37.3 mm SL
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Max. size

3.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 27925))
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Type Information

Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 272609
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Vari et al.
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Territorio Federal Amazonas; Departamento Rio Negro; Cano Chola, Where Crossed By Road From San Carlos De Rio Negro To Solano., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
Depth (m): 1
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 272612
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Glycerine With Cartilage Stain; Radiograph
Collector(s): R. Vari & et al.
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Territorio Federal Amazonas; Departamento Rio Negro; Cano Manu Tributary of Casiquiare Canal Approximately 250 m Upstream of Solano., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
Depth (m): 0.5
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 272611
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Machado-Allison & et al.
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Territorio Federal Amazonas; Departamento Rio Negro; Rio Negro Approximately 1/2 Hour Upriver of San Carlos De Rio Negro (Same Locality As Rpv 84-10)., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
Depth (m): 1.5
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 272610
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Machado-Allison & et al.
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela: Territorio Federal Amazonas; Departamento Rio Negro; San Carlos De Rio Negro; Rio Negro Margin Upstream of Town Landing., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
Depth (m): 1.5
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 276504
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): M. Goulding
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Brazil, Amazonas, Rio Negro, Ilha De Tamaguare., Amazonas, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 276503
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): C. Ferraris
Year Collected: 1984
Locality: Venezuela, Territorio Amazonas; Departmento Rio Negro, Rio Negro At San Carlos De Rio Negro., Amazonas, Venezuela, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Paratype for Jupiaba scologaster
Catalog Number: USNM 276505
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Collector(s): M. Goulding
Year Collected: 1979
Locality: Brazil, Amazonas; Rio Negro, Massarabi, Sand Beach Just Above Barcelos., Amazonas, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, M. J. & Vari, R. P. 1986. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 99 (4): 710, 1.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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