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Anablepsoides hartii  (Boulenger, 1890)

Hart's rivulus
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae (Rivulines)

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; non-migratory.   Tropical; 22°C - 26°C (Ref. 2059), preferred ?

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South America: Caribbean coastal river basins.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27139)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs at the foot of waterfalls, in swamps, streams and ponds (Ref. 11225). Eaten in its native range and exported for the ornamental trade (Ref. 4537). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139). Has been observed to hunt insects from overhanging vegetation by jumping out of the water; has also been observed to travel on land and feed on insects in wet weather (Ref. 43279). Oviparous (Ref. 205).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Collaborators

Costa, W.J.E.M., 2003. Rivulidae (South American Annual Fishes). p. 526-548. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36579)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; aquarium: commercial
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