Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Prefers slightly turbid standing water. Feeds on invertebrates (Ref. 26543).
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Distribution

Central and South America: Colombia and Panama.
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Central and South America: Rivers of the Atlantic drainage of the extreme northeast of Panama, through the San Blas region and the Atrato River basin to the Magdalena-Cauca drainage system.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 80 mm SL
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Max. size

10.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; potamodromous; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.5; dH range: 10 - 20
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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.
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Trophic Strategy

Prefers slightly turbid standing water. Feeds on invertebrates.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Roeboides dayi

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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