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Hemibrycon fasciatus  Román-Valencia, Ruiz-C., Taphorn P., Mancera-Rodriguez & García-Alzate, 2013

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Stevardiinae
Etymology: Hemibrycon: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, bryko = to bite (Ref. 45335);  fasciatus: From the Latin fascia, alluding to the dark lateral stripe or band that distinguishes this species. A noun in apposition.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Nare River drainage, Magdalena River basin in Colombia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95113)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 38 - 40. Distinguished from all congeners by having the following combination of characters: a circular humeral spot that does not pass ventrally below the lateral-line canal and has a only a diffuse, inconspicuous vertical extension; short scales with a rounded posterior margin at the base of the caudal-fin; melanophores present on the posterior margins of the scales all along the sides of body; a dark lateral stripe, formed by deep pigment that is continuous with the caudal peduncle spot; wide, concave pelvic bone; middle part of the dorsal margin of the orbito-sphenoid bone concave, and not in contact with the frontal; ventral tip of extrascapular bifurcate; first postcleithrum not contacting cleithrum; the portion of maxilla with teeth does not reach the dorsal border of the dentary; all maxillary teeth tricuspid; caudal peduncle spot continuous with the dark lateral stripe; and humeral spot extending on to the posterior part of the opercle (Ref. 95113).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Román-Valencia, C., R.I. Ruiz-C., D.C. Taphorn, N.J. Mancera-Rodriguez and C. García-A., 2013. Three new species of Hemibrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Magdalena River Basin, Colombia. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61(3):1365-1387. (Ref. 95113)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

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=0.01230 (0.00529 - 0.02861), b=2.97 (2.77 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .