Overview

Distribution

South America: Paraguay, lower Paraná and Uruguay basins.
  • Menezes, N.A. 1976 On the Cynopotaminae, a new subfamily of Characidae (Osteichthyes, Ostariophysi, Characoidei). Arq. Zool. (Sao Paulo) 28(2):1-91. (Ref. 35496)
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Paraguay, lower Paraná and Uruguay River basins: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines: 4 - 5; Analsoft rays: 46 - 53
  • Menezes, N.A. 1976 On the Cynopotaminae, a new subfamily of Characidae (Osteichthyes, Ostariophysi, Characoidei). Arq. Zool. (Sao Paulo) 28(2):1-91. (Ref. 35496)
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Size

Max. size

24.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 81048))
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Diagnostic Description

Large body deep, with numerous scales. Snout conical.
  • Menezes, N.A. 1976 On the Cynopotaminae, a new subfamily of Characidae (Osteichthyes, Ostariophysi, Characoidei). Arq. Zool. (Sao Paulo) 28(2):1-91. (Ref. 35496)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.0 - 7.2; dH range: 15
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Cynopotamus argenteus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

ACCCTCTACCTAGTATTTGGTGCCTGAGCCGGAATAGTGGGTACAGCCCTA---AGCCTTTTAATCCGAGCAGAATTAAGTCAACCCGGATCATTACTAGGTGAT---GACCAGATTTATAATGTTATTGTGACTGCACATGCATTCGTAATAATCTTCTTTATGGTGATACCCGTAATAATCGGAGGTTTTGGCAACTGATTAGTCCCACTAATA---ATTGGTGCCCCCGACATAGCCTTCCCCCGAATAAATAACATAAGTTTTTGACTTCTCCCACCATCCTTCCTCCTCCTCCTAGCCTCGTCAGGAGTTGAAGCTGGGGCTGGAACAGGTTGAACTGTATACCCACCTCTTGCGAGTAATCTTGCTCATGCAGGGGCTTCCGTGGACTTA---ACCATTTTTTCACTCCATTTAGCCGGAGTATCCTCTATTTTAGGAGCCATTAATTTTATTACGACCATCATCAACATAAAACCCCCAGCCATTTCACAGTATCAGACCCCCTTATTTGTCTGAGCTGTTCTAATTACAGCCGTCCTTCTTCTCCTCTCACTTCCAGTTCTAGCAGCC---GGTATTACAATACTCCTAACAGATCGAAACCTAAATACTACATTTTTCGACCCCGCAGGAGGAGGTGACCCAATCCTTTATCAACACTTA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cynopotamus argenteus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
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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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