Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

A current-loving fish which prefers the montane habitat. Feeds upon aufwuchs and the encrusted invertebrates (mostly small crustaceans).
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Distribution

Central America: Atlantic slope, upper Tulija River in the Usumacinta River drainage, Mexico.
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Atlantic Slope of Mexico.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

12.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36377))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.0 - 8.0; dH range: 9 - 20
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Trophic Strategy

A current-loving fish which prefers the montane habitat. Feeds upon aufwuchs and the encrusted invertebrates (mostly small crustaceans).
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Diseases and Parasites

Saccocoelioides Infection. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Posthodiplostomum Infestation 2. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Genarchella Infection. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Cladocystis Infection. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Ascocotyle Infestation 3. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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