Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 7 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.3 - 2

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.3 - 2
 
Note: this information has not been validated. Check this *note*. Your feedback is most welcome.

Trusted

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Wikipedia

Ochmacanthus

Ochmacanthus is a genus of pencil catfishes native to South America.

Species[edit]

There are currently five recognized species in this genus: [1]

Ochmacanthus species are distributed in South America. O. alternus and O. orinoco originate from the Rio Negro and Orinoco River basins of Brazil and Venezuela. O. batrachstomus inhabits the Paraguay River basin in Brazil. O. flabelliferus lives in river drainages in Guyana and Venezuela. O. reinhardti is known from the Amazon River basin in Brazil and drainages in French Guyana.[2] Ochmacanthus species grow to about 3.2–5.0 centimetres (1.3–1.9 in) in length.[3][4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Ochmacanthus in FishBase. February 2012 version.
  2. ^ Ferraris, Carl J., Jr. (2007). "Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types" (PDF). Zootaxa 1418: 1–628. 
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Ochmacanthus alternus" in FishBase. July 2007 version.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Ochmacanthus batrachostomus" in FishBase. July 2014 version.
  5. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Ochmacanthus flabelliferus" in FishBase. July 2007 version.
  6. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Ochmacanthus orinoco" in FishBase. July 2007 version.
  7. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Ochmacanthus reinhardtii" in FishBase. July 2007 version.
Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Source: Wikipedia

Unreviewed

Article rating from 0 people

Default rating: 2.5 of 5

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!