Astyanax cubilhuitz Schmitter-Soto, 2017
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Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  5.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Central America: Río Dolores in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal soft rays: 21-26; Vertebrae: 32-33. Astyanax cubilhuitz is distinguised from other congeners in north-eastern Guatemala and Belize by having body depth 35% SL or less (35% or more in A. bacalarensis and A. belizianus), eye larger, diameter 35% HL (vs. 32% or less), mean predorsal length, 52% SL (49% in A. macal and A. petenensis), mean anal-base length, 26% SL (vs. 28% or more), longest anal-fin ray, mean 17% SL (vs. 14%), upper pharyngeal plate oval in shape (crescent-shaped, in A. belizianus); and humeral spot rectangular in shape (vs. indistinct or P-shaped) (Ref. 118583).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.09.18

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