Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits brooks (Ref. 26543).
  • 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

South America: Maracaibo Lake basin.
  • 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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Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

11.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
  • 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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Type Information

Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121465
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Motatan 4 km. Above Motatan, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121464
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Motatan 8 km. Below Motatan, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121463
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio San Pedro At Bridge, Rio Motatan System, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121462
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Motatan At Bridge 22 km. North of Motatan, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121461
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Tachira 7 km. South of San Antonio, Catatumba System, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121460
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Chama At Estanques, Estado De Merida, Merida, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121459
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venezuela: Rio Palmar, Near Totuma, About 100 km. Southwest of Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121458
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Chama 10 km. Below Lagunillas, Estado De Merida, Merida, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121457
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Jimelles, 12 km. East of Motatan, Trib of Rio Motatan Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121456
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Gonzales, Trib. of Rio Chama At La Gonzales, Estado De Merida, Maracaibo Basin., Merida, Venezuela, South America
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Holotype for Hemibrycon jabonero
Catalog Number: USNM 121455
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Chama At Estanques, Estado De Merida, Merida, Venezuela, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.2; dH range: 8 - 15
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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