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Apareiodon argenteus  Pavanelli & Britski, 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Parodontidae (Scrapetooths)
Etymology: Apareiodon: Greek, a = without + Greek, pareia, -as = cheek + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335);  argenteus: Named for the silvery (= 'argenteus'), longitudinal stripe under the dark mid-lateral stripe.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Upper Rio Tocantins basin.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 47883)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8. Narrow vertical dark bars above midlateral stripe never inclined nor joined together dorsally, sometimes triangular. Body height 1.3-1.6 (1.5) times in distance between pelvic fin insertion and anal fin origin (Ref. 47883).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Pavanelli, Carla Simone | Collaborators

Pavanelli, C.S. and H.A. Britski, 2003. Apareiodon Eigenmann, 1916 (Teleostei, Characiformes), from the Tocantins-Araguaia basin, with description of three new species. Copeia 2003(2):337-348. (Ref. 47883)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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