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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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Species of Astyanax in Astyamax. Hepatosomatic index was negatively correlated with the Gonadosomatic index, evidencing transfer of energy from the liver towards gamete production. Their caudal fin is deeply forked and is either red or yellow. The type species is A. MalabarbaAstyanax bransfordii T. EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. MalabarbaAstyanax daguae C. Views Read Edit View history.

Astyanax aeneus, Banded tetra

Fish caught from Barton Creek, Belize, October EigenmannAstyanax mutator C. Forms schools over any type of substrate Ref. Retrieved from ” https: 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. With around described species and new ones being described yearly, [2] this genus is among the largest of the entire order; Hyphessobrycon also has more than species and which one is larger at any one time depends on whether more species have been recently described in one or the other.

Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. EigenmannAstyanax jenynsii C. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus.


astyamax This genus is more or less defined as in by Carl H. The maximum relative fecundity was recorded at the downstream site and was positively correlated with body weight and standard length.

The generic name comes from Astyanaxa character in Greek mythologywho was the son of Hector of Troy ; in homage to this, several specific epithets also refer to the Iliad.

EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C. Sign our Guest Book. This pattern allows A.

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Spatio-temporal segregation was evident: You can sponsor this page. Forms schools over any type of substrate Ref. This strategy enabled A. Banded Tetra, Astyanax aeneusFemale.

The Banded Tetras are very abundant in many locations. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Gill[1] Astyanax brevirhinus C.

Population structure by size was analyzed for each study site, based on the relative frequencies by standard length classes. To cite this page: Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica.

Astyanax aeneus

Please see our brief essay. Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. They are very colorful being greenish-brown dorsally and transitioning to silver then to white ventrally. Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, from swift water to swamps and stagnant pools Ref. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C. Nitrogen excretion rates showed little variation among species, and the contribution of a given species to ecosystem N recycling was largely dependent upon the total biomass of that species.


ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. Because of the high variability in P excretion rates among fish species, ecosystem-level P recycling could be particularly sensitive to changes in fish community structure in P-limited systems. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students.

Spawns during most of the year at some sites or seasonally in other places Ref. They are found from sea level to elevations of 3, feet. EigenmannAstyanax gymnogenys C. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

JenynsAstyanax schubarti Britski astyqnax, Astyanax scintillans G. Native range All suitable habitat.