Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Abundant in the upper reaches of rivers. Frequently occurs in counter current zones or in calm zones of cascades and creeks with sandy bottoms (Ref. 12225).
  • Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. … 2003 Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=38376&speccode=10622 External link.
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Distribution

Coastal rivers of French Guiana.
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South America: French Guiana.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

10.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 12225))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Trophic Strategy

Abundant in the upper reaches of rivers. Frequently occurs in counter current zones or in calm zones of cascades and creeks with sandy bottoms (Ref. 12225).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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