Overview

Distribution

Pacific and Atlantic versant rivers of Panama.
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Central America: Pacific and Atlantic versant rivers of Panama.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

2.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37055))
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Type Information

Paratype for Compsura gorgonae
Catalog Number: USNM 64095
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Jennings
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Panama, Canal Zone, Small Seepage Pool Below Spillway of the Reservoir Dam At Gorgona, Panama, North America
  • Paratype: Evermann, B. W. & Goldsborough, E. L. 1909. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 22: 99, figs 1-3.
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Holotype for Compsura gorgonae
Catalog Number: USNM 64094
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Jennings
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Panama, Canal Zone, Small Seepage Pool Below Spillway of the Reservoir Dam At Gorgona, Panama, North America
  • Holotype: Evermann, B. W. & Goldsborough, E. L. 1909. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 22: 99, figs 1-3.
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Paratype for Compsura gorgonae
Catalog Number: USNM 127086
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): A. Jennings
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Pan: Gorgona, C.Z. Seepage Pool Below Spillway, Panama, North America
  • Paratype: Evermann, B. W. & Goldsborough, E. L. 1909. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 22: 99, figs 1-3.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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