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Apionichthys seripierriae  Ramos, 2003

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Achiridae (American soles)
Etymology: Apionichthys: Greek, apion = pear + Greek, ichthys = fish; it also exists "a-pion", no fatty (Ref. 45335);  seripierriae: Named after Dione Seripierri, head Librarian at Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Rio Jurua, Rio Amazonas and Rio Aguarico, Amazon basin.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 49504)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 69-78; Anal soft rays: 51 - 58; Vertebrae: 39 - 40. Uniformly brown background coloration without blotches and 6 dark, very narrow stripes along trunk, 3 stripes above and 3 below lateral line; scale margins are also darker than in other congeneric species; elongate body shape, small eye (5-6% HL) and a wide, variable interorbital space (200-300% of eye); absence of scales on the interorbital space and presence of a gill opening on both sides of the head (Ref. 49504).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ramos, Robson T.C. | Collaborators

Ramos, R.T.C., 2003. Systematic review of Apionichthys (Pleuronectiformes: Achiridae), with description of four new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 14(2):97-126. (Ref. 49504)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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