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Hemigrammus guyanensis  Géry, 1959

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: Hemigrammus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, gramma = letter, signal (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Géry.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.0 - 7.2; dH range: ? - 18.   Tropical; 20°C - 24°C (Ref. 2060)

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South America: Maroni, Mana, Approuague, and Oyapock rivers.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers the counter current zones and flood zones of creeks where the substrate is covered with leaves and alluvial deposits (Ref. 12225). Maximum length reported to reach 4 cm SL (Ref. 12225).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Spawns between plants.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Planquette, P., P. Keith and P.-Y. Le Bail, 1996. Atlas des poissons d'eau douce de Guyane. Tome 1. Collection du Patrimoine Naturel Volume 22, MNHN, Paris & INRA, Paris. 429 p. (Ref. 12225)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquaculture: likely future use
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