Sternarchorhynchus roseni, Rosen’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish

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Sternarchorhynchus roseni Mago-Leccia, 1994

Rosen’s tube-snouted ghost knifefish
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Gymnotiformes (Knifefishes) > Apteronotidae (Ghost knifefishes) > Apteronotinae
Etymology: Sternarchorhynchus: Greek, sternon = sternon, + Greek, archos = anus + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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South America: Orinoco and Amazon River basins.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 41.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84053)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal soft rays: 187 - 215; Vertebrae: 82 - 84

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Specimens collected at Caño Bravo in the Río Apure drainage of Venezuela, from a white water habitat over a substrate of sand and clay covered with leaf litter and at water depths of up to 1.5 m (Ref. 84053).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Albert, James S. | Collaborators

de Santana, C. D. and R.P. Vari, 2010. Electric fishes of the genus Sternarchorhynchus (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); phylogenetic and revisionary studies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159:223-371. (Ref. 84053)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00355 (0.00145 - 0.00871), b=3.06 (2.85 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .