Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Aquarium specimen 4.0 TL maximum length (Ref. 12468).
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Distribution

Middle Negro River basin, Brazil.
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South America: Middle Negro River basin.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

2.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Holotype for Hyphessobrycon tropis
Catalog Number: USNM 198639
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): H. Axelrod
Year Collected: 1962
Locality: Upper Rio Negro, Near Tapurucuara, Amazonas, Brazil, South America
  • Holotype:
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; dH range: 15
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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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