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Oxyzygonectes dovii  (Günther, 1866)

White-eye
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Anablepidae (Four-eyed fishes, onesided livebearers & white-eye) > Oxyzygonectinae
Etymology: Oxyzygonectes: Greek, oxy = sharp + Greek, zygon = yoke + Greek, nekton = swimmer (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; demersal; non-migratory.   Tropical; 27°C - 30°C (Ref. 36880)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Central America: Pacific drainages, between Poneloya, Nicaragua and Río Salado on the Azuero Peninsula, Panama.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Many inhabit brackish waters, found in rivers of low elevation, up to 15 m above seal level. Feed on detritus, algae and sometimes on terrestrial insects (Ref. 36880). 35 cm max TL (Ref. 2059). Not a seasonal killifish. Has been bred in captivity (Ref. 41756).

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Huber, J.H., 1996. Killi-Data 1996. Updated checklist of taxonomic names, collecting localities and bibliographic references of oviparous Cyprinodont fishes (Atherinomorpha, Pisces). Société Française d'Ichtyologie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, 399 p. (Ref. 27139)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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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=0.01000 (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):  2.5   ±0.26 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.