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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They are found from sea level to elevations of 3, astyannax. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

ADW: Astyanax aeneus: CLASSIFICATION

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. They are also an important contributor to their aquatic ecosystems as they excrete disproportionately large amounts of phosphorous, with levels ten-fold higher than other species in the same environment. Entered by Torres, Armi G. Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax gracilior C. EigenmannAstyanax rutilus L. Journal of Fish Biology. As a result, we estimated that P excretion by A. Nitrogen excretion rates showed little variation among species, qstyanax the contribution of a given species to ecosystem N recycling was largely dependent upon the total biomass of that species.

EigenmannAstyanax depressirostris A. EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis C. To cite this page: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Differs from A. Not available FishBase mirror site: Human uses FAO Publication: Although included in Astyanax by FishBasephylogenetic evidence supports moving A. Species Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra. Eigenmann[18] Astyanax obscurus R. Hepatosomatic index was negatively correlated with the Gonadosomatic index, evidencing transfer of energy from the liver towards gamete production.


Astyanax aeneus

JenynsAstyanax schubarti BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, from swift water to swamps and stagnant pools Ref. Native range All suitable habitat. Uses authors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Banded Tetra (Astyanax aeneus) ·

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 aeneis the tip of the middle caudal rays; transparent fins with minimal dark pigment; usually first rays of anal and sometimes dorsal and aemeus fins with red or yellow pigment Ref. MyersAstyanax intermedius C. The Animal Diversity Web online. LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C.

This strategy enabled A. Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life.

They are covered with large scales. Low vulnerability 10 of Entered by Torres, Armi G. Class Actinopterygii ray-finned fishes.

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Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra Also: They are caught in abundance via nets in lake shallows and used as bait fish, for food, by the aquarium trade, and for monitoring aquatic environmental quality in areas that have significant pollution from agrochemical residues. Astyanax Astyanax mexicanus Scientific classification Kingdom: EigenmannAstyanax paranahybae C.

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Tolerates brackish water at sea level to small mountain brooks at m elevation Ref. Please see our brief essay. 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. The maximum relative fecundity was recorded at the downstream site and was positively correlated with body weight and standard length. Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in aeneys family Characidae of the order Characiformes.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Feeds on algae, seeds, leaves, aquatic and terrestrial insects and fish fry of any species Ref. Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates.

Gill[1] Astyanax brevirhinus C. Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish. They are a poorly studied species and very little is known about their behavioral patterns.

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