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Diapoma thauma  Menezes & Weitzman, 2011

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Stevardiinae
Etymology: Diapoma: Greek, dis, dia = through + Greek, poma = cover (Ref. 45335);  thauma: The specific name is from the Greek meaning wonder, or marvel with reference to the beauty of the fish when alive..   More on author: Weitzman.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86734)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10. Readily distinguished from most similar congener Diapoma terofali by having 15-18 gill rakers on the lower limb of first gill arch (vs. 11-13) and 26-33 anal-fin rays (vs. 24-27) (Ref. 86734).

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South America: tributaries of the rio Jacuí basin in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Menezes, N.A. and S.H. Weitzman, 2011. A systematic review of Diapoma (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae: Diapomini) with descriptions of two new species from southern Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 51(5):59-82. (Ref. 86734)

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 = 0.5625   [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):  0.0   ±0.0 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .