Overview

Distribution

Central America: Atlantic slope drainages of Panama from Gatun Lake including the basin of the Chagres River and to the east of the Cascajal River.
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Pacific Slope of Guatemala and Mexico.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

13.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Type Information

Syntype for Anacyrtus guatemalensis Gunther
Catalog Number: USNM 133137
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): Salvin
Locality: Guatemala Huamuchal, Rio Chagres, Guatemala, North America
  • Syntype: Gunther, A. C. 1864. Catalogue of the fishes in the British museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Siluridae, Characinidae, Haplochitonidae, Sternoptychidae, Scopelidae, Stomiatidae in the collection of the British Museum. 5: 347.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Roeboides guatemalensis

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

AAT---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CTCTACCAACACCTATTCTGATTTTTTGGGCACCCCGAAGTATACATTCTAATTTTACCCGGATTCGGAATGATTTCTCACATTGTAGCCTACTACGCAGGTAAAAAA---GAACCATTCGGCTACATGGGCATGGTCTGGGCCATAATAGCAATTGGCCTCCTTGGCTTTATCGTTTGGGCTCACCACATGTTTACTGTTGGAATAGACGTAGACACTCGCGCATACTTTACCTCCGCAACAATAATTATCGCGATCCCTACTGGGGTAAAAGTATTTAGCTGATTA---GCCACCCTACACGGAGGT---TCTATTAAATGGGAAACCCCGCTCCTCTGAGCCCTTGGTTTTATCTTCCTTTTCACAGTGGGGGGTTTAACCGGGATTGTCTTAGCCAATTCTTCATTAGATATTGTTTTACATGACACCTACTACGTAGTTGCCCACTTCCACTATGTT---TTATCTATAGGAGCTGTATTTGCCATTATGGGGGCCTTCGTTCACTGATTCCCCCTATTCTCGGGGTACACCCTCCACAACACTTGGACAAAAGTACACTTTACAGTAATATTTGTAGGCGTTAACCTAACCTTCTTCCCCCAGCACTTCTTGGGGTTAGCCGGAATACCACGACGT---------------------------ACT
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Roeboides guatemalensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: commercial
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