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Lebiasina ortegai  Ardila Rodríguez, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Lebiasinidae (Pencilfishes) > Lebiasininae
Etymology: Lebiasina: Derived from Greek, lebias, lebiou = a kind of fish (Ref. 45335);  ortegai: Named for Dr. Armando Ortega, fo his contributions to the scientific knowledge of the ictiofauna of Colombia.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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South America: Colombia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83637)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collection was done in the morning in Quebrada Las Cañas where waters are clear, with rich substrate of clay and organic material. Associated species include Poecilia caucana, Trichomycterus caliensis/i>, Bryconamericus caucanus, Astyanax aurocaudatus, and Aequidens pulcher. Vegetation include, Guadua Bambusa guadua, Bijao Calathea lutea, Plátano Musa paradisiaca, Zapote Matisia cordata, Quiebra-barriga pr Aro Trichanthera gigantea. The area is planted with sugar cane and grass for grazing cattle (Ref. 83637).

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Ardila Rodríguez, C.A., 2008. Lebiasina ortegai (Characiformes: Lebiasinidae), nueva especie, sistema del Río Cauca, Colombia. Dahlia (Rev. Asoc. Colomb. Ictiól.) 10:17-25. (Ref. 83637)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .