Hemigrammus neptunus  Zarske & Géry, 2002

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: Hemigrammus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, gramma = letter, signal (Ref. 45335);  neptunus: Named after the god Neptune; noun in apposition..   More on author: Géry.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 5.9 - ?.   Tropical; 11°S - 12°S

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48393)

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South America: Amazon River basin in Bolivia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from black-water rivers, but may also occur elsewhere.

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Zarske, A. and J. Géry, 2002. Hemigrammus neptunus sp.n. - eine neue Salmler-Art (Teleostei, Characiformes, Characidae) aus dem Einzugsgebiet des Río Manuripi in Bolivien (Departamento Pando). Zoologische Abhandlungen 52:23-34. (Ref. 48393)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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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=0.01230 (0.00524 - 0.02887), b=3.04 (2.84 - 3.24), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-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.