Overview

Distribution

South America: Macuma River basin.
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Macuma, Upano, Tayusa and Pastaza river basins, Ecuador.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

5.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376))
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Type Information

Holotype for Hemibrycon orcesi
Catalog Number: USNM 164064
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): B. Pazmino
Year Collected: 1953
Locality: Ecuador: Prov. Santiago-Zamora, Rio Macuma, N. Trib. Upper Rio Morona, Upper Amazon, Ecuador, South America
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Paratype for Hemibrycon orcesi
Catalog Number: USNM 175128
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): B. Pazmino
Year Collected: 1953
Locality: Ecuador, Prov. Santiago-Zamora, Rio Macuna, N. Trib., Upper Rio Marona,, Ecuador, South America
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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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