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Daector gerringi  (Rendahl, 1941)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Batrachoidiformes (Toadfishes) > Batrachoididae (Toadfishes) > Thalassophryninae
Etymology: Daector: Greek, daiktor, -oros = that can kill (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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South America: San Juan River and Baudo River basins.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26715)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 28-29; Anal soft rays: 27; Vertebrae: 37 - 38

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

May have potential of entering estuarine habitats.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Collette, Bruce B. | Collaborators

Silfvergrip, A.M.C., 1990. Additional specimens of the venomous toadfish Daector gerringi (Teleostei: Batrachoididae), hitherto known only from the holotype. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 1(3):253-256. (Ref. 26715)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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