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Hemibrycon beni  Pearson, 1924

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

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 85819); 3.4 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal soft rays: 15 - 19; Vertebrae: 39. This species is distinguished from most congeners, except H. mikrostiktos, H. paez, H. tridens, and H. virolinica, by the number of branched anal-fin rays 15-19 (vs. 20-34); Hemibrycon beni differs from these species by the number of lateral line scales 44-53 (vs. 40-42, 39-42, 39, and 40-44, respectively). H. beni differs from H. virolinica by the number of predorsal scales 17-20 (vs. 10-15). H. beni when compared with H. helleri, overlap somewhat with branched anal-fin ray counts 15-19 (vs. 19-23 for the latter), but can be distinguished from each other by the size of humeral spot 3-4 horizontal series of scales and the total number of vertebrae 38-39 in H. beni (vs. 7-8 in horizontal series of scales and 41-43 vertebrae, respectively for H. helleri) (Ref. 85819).

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South America: Bolivia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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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. 96402)

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.