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Comprehensive Description

Astyanax saguazu ZBK :

MLP 9603 , holotype , 63.0 mm, Argentina , Misiones , Rio Uruguay basin, Arroyo Once Vueltas .

  • Juan Marcos Mirande, Gastón Aguilera, María de las Mercedes Azpelicueta (2007): A new species of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) from the endorheic Río Salí basin, Tucumán, northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 1646, 31-39: 33-33, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D83848ED-9E15-4C2C-A228-0288B2CAFBB9
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Astyanax saguazu ZBK :

MLP 9603, holotype , 63.0 mm, Argentina , Misiones , Río Uruguay basin, arroyo Once Vueltas.

  • J. M. Mirande, G. Aguilera, M. D. L. M. Azpelicueta (2006): Astyanax endy (Characiformes: Characidae), a new fish species from the upper Río Bermejo basin, northwestern Argentina. Zootaxa 1286, 57-68: 59-59, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:89EB739D-FFDE-44FD-AD0F-9E51CC3392FD
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Biology

Inhabits streams with sandy-rocky bottom, riffles, small falls and pools (Ref. 52391).
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Distribution

Uruguay River basin, Province Misiones, Argentina.
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South America: Arroyos Once Vueltas and Shangay of the Río Uruguay in Argentina.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Analsoft rays: 35; Vertebrae: 31 - 33
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Size

Max. size

9.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 52391))
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Diagnostic Description

Maxillary teeth two or three; third or fourth tooth of outer premaxillary series inserted posteriorly to the rest; large eye 41-45% HL; first anal fin ray inserted anterior to last dorsal fin ray; anal fin rays iv-vi, 25-29; and perforated scales in lateral line series 37-39 (Ref. 52391).
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MLP 9603 , holotype , 63.0 mm, Argentina , Misiones , Rio Uruguay basin, Arroyo Once Vueltas .

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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Astyanax saguazu

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 16
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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