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Bedotia alveyi  Jones, Smith & Sparks, 2010

Makira Rainbowfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Bedotiidae (Madagascar rainbowfishes)
Etymology: Bedotia: After Maurice Bedot, 1859-1927; born in Geneva, systematist on Hydrozoan;  alveyi: The species is named in honor of Dr. Mark Alvey (FMNH) in recognition of his tremendous efforts to promote natural history research and species discovery during his tenure as Administrative Director of Academic Affairs (Ref. 84245).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; pelagic.   Tropical; 15°S - 16°S

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Madagascar: Antainambalana and Vohimaro Rivers, Makira Forest Protected Area, northeastern Madagascar (Ref. 84245).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84245)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers shallow, clear, cool, forested and undisturbed tributaries with a moderate rate of flow and low turbidity; not seen in the more highly disturbed and turbid main river channels; substrate ranges from rocky (small rocks to large boulders) to somewhat sandy (Ref. 84245).

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Jones, C.C., W.L. Smith and J.S. Sparks, 2010. A new species of rainbowfish (Teleostei: Melanotaenioidei: Bedotiidae) from the Makira Region of Northeastern Madagascar. Copeia 2010(2):284-291. (Ref. 84245)

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 = 0.5020   [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):  2.6   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .