Llanolebias stellifer  (Thomerson & Turner, 1973)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae (Rivulines)
Etymology: Llanolebias: Name from the Spanish word 'Llanos' for grassy plains, in particular the Orinoco River savannahs of Venezuela and Colombia; and the Greek 'Lebia' for a small fish and a nominal cyprinodontiform genus..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; non-migratory.   Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 2060)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)

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South America: Orinoco River basin in Venezuela.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Bottom spawner, 4 months incubation (Ref. 27139).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Collaborators

Hrbek, T. and D.C. Taphorn, 2008. Description of a new annual rivulid killifish genus from Venezuela. Zootaxa 1734:27-42. (Ref. 75238)

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 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00550 (0.00194 - 0.01559), b=3.13 (2.89 - 3.37), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±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.