Bryconamericus cismontanus Eigenmann, 1914
photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stevardiinae
Max. size:  6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco River basin.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from congeners from the Orinoco and Lake Maracaibo basins by having the following characters: 13-18 branched rays on anal fin; maxilla with serrate teeth; and fewer than five scales between the lateral line and the dorsal-fin origin (Ref. 86277).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 09.02.99
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Pezzi da Silva, José F. - 29.05.01

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