Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Maximum length questionable (Ref. 38376). Maximum length reported to reach 5 cm TL (Ref. 1672).
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Distribution

Paraguay River basin: Argentina and Brazil.
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South America: Paraguay River basin.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 50 mm TL
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Max. size

4.4 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.8 - 7.2; dH range: 10
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Diseases and Parasites

Cryptobia Infestation. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
  • Bassleer, G. 2003 The new ilustrated guide to fish diseases in ornamental tropical and pond fish. Bassleer Biofish, Stationstraat 130, 2235 Westmeerbeek, Belgium, 1st Edition, 232p. (Ref. 48502)
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Bacterial Infections (general). Bacterial diseases
  • Bassleer, G. 2003 The new ilustrated guide to fish diseases in ornamental tropical and pond fish. Bassleer Biofish, Stationstraat 130, 2235 Westmeerbeek, Belgium, 1st Edition, 232p. (Ref. 48502)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Hemigrammus ulreyi

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
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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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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