Bryconamericus guizae  Román-Valencia, 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Stevardiinae
Etymology: Bryconamericus: Greek, bryko = to bite + America, latinized (Ref. 45335);  guizae: Named after the type locality, río Guiza (Ref. 49955).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   High altitude

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished from known Bryconamericus species by: the insertion of the first three pterygiophores in front of the anal fin on the first caudal vertebra of the spine; a short ischium process; the dentition of eight small teeth; and the rhinosphenoid is wide in its posterior extreme where it makes contact with the cartilage (Ref. 49955).

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South America: upper Mira River basin, Colombia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Román-Valencia, C., 2003. Descripción de tres nuevas especies de Bryconamericus (Pisces: Ostariophysi: Characidae) de Colombia. Mem. Fund. La Salle de Cien. Nat. 155:31-49. (Ref. 49955)

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=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.3 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.