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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STRI Data Portal – Astyanax aeneus

Their colors vary from location adtyanax location with more brightly colored fish being found in murky environments. For this, nets were cast for 1 h at each site and A.

With around described species and new ones being described yearly, [2] wstyanax 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.

EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis C. As a result, we estimated that P excretion by A.

Journal of Fish Biology. Gonadosomatic index scores indicated that the reproductive period of this species in the Champot6n River was from April to July, during the warm and wet season.


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GarciaAstyanax orbignyanus ValenciennesAstyanax orthodus C. Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra Also: Fish caught from Barton Creek, Belize, October Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Sign our Guest Book. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus. CastroAstyanax bourgeti C. MalabarbaAstyanax bransfordii T. They are aenrus in abundance via nets in lake shallows and used as bait fish, for food, by the aquarium trade, and for monitoring aquatic environmental quality in areas that have significant pollution from agrochemical residues.

Entered by Torres, Armi G. Size at first maturity was The generic name comes astyannax Astyanaxa character in Greek mythologywho was the son of Hector of Troy ; in homage to this, several specific epithets also refer to the Iliad. Reproductive traits and population structure of Astyanax aeeneus were analyzed along an environmental gradient of the upper, middle and lower sections of the river, where diverse environmental factors were recorded.

Sides and belly silvery over pearl white merging to a greenish brown back; in preserved specimens, a gray band runs from the humeral mark to the caudal peduncle which has a jet black rhomboidal mark extending to the tip of the middle caudal rays; transparent fins with minimal dark pigment; usually first rays of anal and sometimes dorsal and caudal fins with red or yellow pigment Ref. Retrieved from ” https: Human uses FAO Publication: The Banded Tetras are very abundant in many locations.


Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. MyersAstyanax henseli F. Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. AhlAstyanax procerus C.

EigenmannAstyanax jenynsii C. EigenmannAstyanax goyanensis P.

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Eigenmann[16] Astyanax gymnodontus C. Short description Morphology Morphometrics Differs from A. They are very colorful being greenish-brown dorsally and transitioning to silver then to white ventrally.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. MyersAstyanax symmetricus C. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.