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Apareiodon tigrinus  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);  tigrinus: Named for the several irregular big blotches and/or bands above and below the midlateral stripe.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Brazil.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 47883)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal soft rays: 8. Color pattern with 8-10 dark vertical bands or blotches below lateral line region (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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