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Jenynsia eirmostigma  Ghedotti & Weitzman, 1995

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Anablepidae (Four-eyed fishes, onesided livebearers & white-eye) > Anablepinae
Etymology: eirmostigma: From the Greek eirmos (series) and stigma(/i) (mark), referring to the series of marks that compose the three discontinuous, lateral stripes present in this species (Ref. 30913).   More on author: Weitzman.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?

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South America: upper Uruguay and Jacui River basins in Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30913)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Three distinct, discontinuous, lateral stripes; short and robust gill rakers on ventral limb of first gill arch; a slightly oblique mouth; and lack of the first mandibular-canal pore (pore W).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Recorded from headwaters of rivers. Viviparous (Ref. 45800).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ghedotti, Michael J. | Collaborators

Ghedotti, M.J., 1998. Phylogeny and classification of the Anablepidae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes). p. 560-582. In L.R. Malabarba, R.E. Reis, R.P. Vari, Z.M.S. Lucena and C.A.S. Lucena (eds.) Phylogeny and classification of neotropical fishes. Porto Alegre, Edipurcs, 603p. (Ref. 33161)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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