Hemibrycon surinamensis  Géry, 1962

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Stevardiinae
Etymology: Hemibrycon: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, bryko = to bite (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Géry.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85819); 9.1 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 26 - 27; Vertebrae: 38 - 39. This species is distinguished from its congeners, except H. divisorensis, by the presence of a wide black asymmetrical spot covering base of caudal-fin rays and extending along entire length of caudal-fin rays 9 to 12-13. It differs from H. divisorensis by the absence of a black band in the lower half of the caudal peduncle from the region above the last anal-fin rays to the caudal-fin base, and by the smaller number of scales along anal-fin base scale sheath (15-16 vs. 17-22) (Ref. 85819).

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South America: coastal basins of French Guiana and Suriname and from lower rios Tapajós, Tocantins and Xigu basins, Pará, Brazil.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Rare and not well known (Ref. 12225).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bertaco, V.A. and L.R. Malabarba, 2010. A review of the Cis-Andean species of Hemibrycon Günther (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae), with description of two new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 8(4):737-770. (Ref. 85819)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.