Overview

Distribution

South America: Trans-Andean river basins of Colombia.
  • Lima, F.C.T. 2003 Characidae - Bryconinae (Characins, tetras). p. 174-181. 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. 38504)
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Trans-Andean river basins in Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

32.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38504))
  • Lima, F.C.T. 2003 Characidae - Bryconinae (Characins, tetras). p. 174-181. 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. 38504)
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Type Information

Syntype; Paralectotype for Brycon meeki Eigenmann
Catalog Number: USNM 280489
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Henn
Year Collected: 1913
Locality: Colombia, Rio Telembi, 8 mi Above Barbacoas., Narino, Colombia, South America
  • Syntype: Eigenmann, C. H. & Hildebrand, S. F. 1917. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 56: 673-689.; Paralectotype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1922. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum. 9 (1): 133.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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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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