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Scientific name, Astyanax aeneus. Taxonomy navigation. Up › Astyanax. Down Terminal (leaf) node. Common name, Banded tetra. Synonym, Tetragonopterus. Tetragonopterus aeneus Günther, (synonym) Subspecies Astyanax aeneus costaricensis Meek, accepted as Astyanax fasciatus. Astyanax aeneus is a species of ray-finned fishes with 45 observations.

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Banded Tetra, Astyanax aeneusFemale. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters.

Native range All suitable habitat. EigenmannAstyanax paranae C. Tolerates brackish water at sea level to small mountain brooks at m elevation Ref. Not available FishBase mirror site: Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Reproductive traits and population structure of Astyanax aeneus were analyzed along an environmental gradient of the upper, middle and lower sections of the river, where diverse environmental factors were recorded.

Astyanax Astyanax mexicanus Scientific classification Kingdom: Brazilian Journal of Biology. The Animal Diversity Web online. Human uses FAO Publication: The key to identification is the presence of a black rhomboidal blotch on their caudal peduncle that extends to the center of their caudal fin.

Globally, there are species in the genus Astyanax named after Astyanax, the son of Hector of Troy in Greek mythology — not to be confused with Helenof which three are found in the freshwater systems of mainland Mexico. Entered by Torres, Armi G. We examined factors controlling the relative contribution of 12 Neotropical fish species to nutrient recycling in four streams spanning a range of phosphorus P levels.


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AhlAstyanax procerus C. Their colors vary from location to location with more brightly colored fish being found in murky environments. Retrieved from ” https: This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. The blind and colorless cave tetra of Mexico is a famous member of the genus, but its taxonomic position is disputed: Uses authors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

EigenmannAstyanax guaricana C. Seven size classes were found in the upper and middle sections, and nine downstream, with seasonal and spatial pattern in size-class frequency distribution. Class Actinopterygii ray-finned fishes.

The length-weight relationship was determined, and the identification of gonadal developmental stages, reproductive period, size at first sexual maturity, relative fecundity, sex ratio and somatic indexes gonadosomatic, hepatosomatic and Fulton’s condition factor were also assessed.

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Size at astjanax maturity was Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Characidae of the order Characiformes. They are also an important contributor astganax their aquatic ecosystems as they excrete disproportionately large amounts of phosphorous, with levels ten-fold higher than other species astyanwx the same environment. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus. Sides and belly silvery over pearl white merging to a greenish brown back; in preserved specimens, a gray band runs from the humeral mark to the caudal peduncle which has a jet black rhomboidal mark extending to the tip of the middle caudal rays; transparent fins with minimal dark pigment; usually first rays of anal and sometimes dorsal and caudal fins with red or yellow pigment Ref.

EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L.

JenynsAstyanax astyyanax BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis Astuanax. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. However, fishes that were subsidized by terrestrial inputs were decoupled from aquatic P availability and therefore excreted P at disproportionately high rates. Their head has a small slightly upturned terminal mouth and large eyes placed directly behind the mouth.

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Astyanax aeneus – Wikispecies

Eigenmann[16] Astyanax gymnodontus C. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C.

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