Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

This is a very small species which measures less than 3 cm in length (Ref. 12225).
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Distribution

South America: Maroni and Oyapock River basins.
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Maroni and Oyapock River basins, French Guiana.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

1.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.8; dH range: 30
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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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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquaculture: commercial; aquarium: commercial
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