Overview

Distribution

South America: Guyana (?).
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Guyana (?).
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

4.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Paratype for Hyphessobrycon eos
Catalog Number: USNM 165449
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Brit. Guiana: Creek Between Potaro Landing + Kangaruma, Guyana, South America
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Cotype for Hyphessobrycon eos
Catalog Number: USNM 66196
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Tukeit (British Guiana), Guyana, South America
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Cotype for Hyphessobrycon eos
Catalog Number: USNM 66195
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Eigenmann
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Creek Between Potaro Landing and Kangaruma (British Guiana), Guyana, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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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

aquarium: commercial
  • Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott 1991 World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)
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