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Bryconamericus patriciae  da Silva, 2004

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Stevardiinae
Etymology: Bryconamericus: Greek, bryko = to bite + America, latinized (Ref. 45335);  patriciae: Named in honor to the author's wife, Patricia L. Gonçalves.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical; 7°C - ?

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54750)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished from other species of Bryconamericus from southern South America by the combination of the following characters: body depth 25.5-30.3% SL, mean 28.0; head length 25.2-27.6% SL, mean 26.3; pelvic fin length 11.0-14.4% SL, mean 12.5; branched anal-fin rays 14-18; teeth of outer row of premaxilla regularly implanted; teeth of inner row of premaxilla pentacuspid; teeth compressed distally; and males with bony hooks on pelvic and anal fins (Ref. 54750).

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South America: Rio Uruguay drainage and Laguna dos Patos drainage in Brazil.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rivers and creeks with clear water, light to strong water current and bottom formed by rocks, stones and in some points gravel and sand (Ref. 54750). Usually occurs in pools below the rapids (Ref. 54750).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

da Silva, J.F.P., 2004. Two new species of Bryconamericus Eigenmann (Characiformes: Characidae) from southern Brazil. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 2(2):55-60. (Ref. 54750)

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=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), 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.