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 covered with large scales.

STRI Data Portal – Astyanax aeneus

EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. EigenmannAstyanax paranahybae C. MyersAstyanax symmetricus C.

This pattern allows A. EigenmannAstyanax mutator 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.

Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. Gill[1] Astyanax brevirhinus C. As a result, we estimated that P excretion by A. 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 asneus, hepatosomatic and Fulton’s condition factor were also assessed.


Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax dissensus C. LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C. Sign our Guest Book. astyana

Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Tolerates brackish water at sea level to small mountain brooks at m elevation Ref.

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Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are kept as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras. The maximum relative fecundity was recorded at the downstream site and was positively correlated with body weight and standard length. aeeus

Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, from swift water to swamps and stagnant pools Ref. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Differs from A. LimaAstyanax altior C. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Spawns during most of the year at some sites or seasonally in other places Ref. Low vulnerability 10 of The Animal Diversity Web online. The Banded Tetras are a benthopelagic schooling species found in all types of freshwater environments from fast flowing rivers and streams to marshes and stagnant pools.

Astyanax aeneus

Low vulnerability 10 of Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates. Some recognize it as part of the Mexican tetra A. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. The lack of comprehensive phylogenetic analyses dealing with this genus is hindering a thorough review and the relationships remain as indeterminate as the monophyly is doubtful.


EigenmannAstyanax goyanensis P. Forms schools over any type of substrate Ref. Spatio-temporal segregation was evident: Feeds on algae, seeds, leaves, aquatic and terrestrial insects and fish fry of any species Ref.

Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Human uses FAO Publication: Because of the high variability in P excretion rates among fish species, ecosystem-level P recycling could be particularly sensitive to changes astyabax fish community structure in P-limited systems.

Their caudal fin is deeply forked and is either red or yellow.

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