Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus — Details

Oxyrhynchus Tube-snouted Ghost Knifefish learn more about names for this taxon

Overview

Comprehensive Description

Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus .

Brazil : Amazonas : INPA uncat., 1, 353, Ilha do Careiro, Paraná do Rei, Feb 1987 . INPA uncat., 5, 344-384, Januaca, Solimões , W. Heiligenberg, 12 Sept 1976. INPA uncat., 1, 244, Rio Juruá , mouth of Lago Mamiraua, W. G. R. Crampton, 7 Dec 1999 . INPA uncat., 1, 370, Rio Amazonas, Ilha do Careiro, Paraná of Lago do Rei, B. Merona et al., 27 Feb 1986 . INPA 4435, 3, 180-303, Rio Negro, near Manaus, J. Lundberg & L. Chao, Dec 1990 . INPA 4833, 1, 337, Rio Uatumã , Balbina, near of dam, J. Zuanon et al., 29 Oct 1987 . INPA 12551, 2, 176-217, Rio Jaú , mouth of Jaú , M. Garcia, 03 Nov 1994 . INPA 1256, 1, 191, Rio Jaú , mouth of Rio Preto, M. Garcia, 03 Nov 1994 . INPA 17104, 2, 175-212, Rio Purus, 4º53’47.1”S , 62º54’51.3”W , L. PyDaniel, 06 Jun 2001 . INPA 19991, 1, 203, Rio Amazonas, Paraná do Tapará , C. CoxFernandes, 03 Nov 1992 . INPA 11355, 1, 184, Rio Jaú , curve of Jaú , M. Garcia, 9 Nov 1994 . INPA 15821, 6, 311-369, Rio Tefé , toco Preto, W. G. R. Crampton, 22- 23 Oct 1999 . INPA 16636, 1, 357, Rio Solimões , Xiborena, 06 Feb 1998 . INPA 17633, 4, 285- 336, Costa do Morimba, Ilha do Careiro, C. Cox-Fernandes, 1997. INPA 17637, 1, 347, Paraná do Rei, Ilha do Careiro, C. Cox-Fernandes, 05 Feb 1998 . INPA 18194, 1, 248, Rio Japurá , West bank at mouth of Lago Mamirauá , Alvarães , 03º07.13'S64º47.30'W , W. G. R. Crampton, 07 Dec 1999 . INPA 18274, 1, 334, Rio Japurá , W. G. R. Crampton, 9 Feb 1991 . INPA 20221, 28, 230-313, Rio Amazonas, below mouth of Rio Madeira, J. Lundberg, 20 Oct 1994 . Roraima : MCZ 46887, 1 c&s; Rio Negro, near of the confluence with Rio Branco, 1º24’S , 61º27’W , Alpha Helix Expedition, Mar 1967 . MCZ 98428, 1 c&s, no data available. Venezuela : FMNH100722 , 1 c&s, Rio Suripa, Barinas, B. Chernoff et al., 11 Jan 1991 .

  • Carlos David de Santana, William G. R. Crampton (2006): Sternarchorhynchus curumim (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae), a new species of tube-snouted ghost electric knifefish from the lowland Amazon basin, Brazil. Zootaxa 1166, 57-68: 65-65, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9F94D386-15AE-424A-88C9-4169AB93DB60
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Biology

Biology is unknown (Ref. 12225).
  • de Santana, C. D. and R.P. Vari 2010 Electric fishes of the genus Sternarchorhynchus (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); phylogenetic and revisionary studies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159:223-371. (Ref. 84053)
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Distribution

South America: Venezuela and the Guianas, Brazilian Amazon.
  • Albert, J.S. 2003 Apteronotidae (Ghost knifefishes). p. 497-502. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36886)
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Venezuela and the Guianas and Brazilian Amazon: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana and Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 350 mm ---
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Max. size

47.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36886))
  • Albert, J.S. 2003 Apteronotidae (Ghost knifefishes). p. 497-502. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36886)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus

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