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Astyanax cremnobates  Bertaco & Malabarba, 2001

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: Astyanax: The name of Astyanax, Hector´s son in the Greek mithology (Ref. 45335);  cremnobates: The name cremnobates is from the Greek, meaning frequenter of steep places,referring to the occurrence of the new species in altitudes higher than 800 meters. Noun in apposition.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376)

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Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 18 - 22; Vertebrae: 34 - 36

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South America: upper Jacui and Maquiné River basins in Brazil.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Bertaco, V.A. and L.R. Malabarba, 2001. Description of two new species of Astyanax (Teleostei: Characidae) from headwater streams of Southern Brazil, with comments on the "A. scabripinnis species complex". Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(3):221-234.

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 empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00433 - 0.02654), b=3.06 (2.85 - 3.27), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±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.