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Spectrolebias reticulatus  (Costa & Nielsen, 2003)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes (Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae (Rivulines)
Etymology: Spectrolebias: Latin, spectrum = imagen of a thing, apparition + Greek, lebias, ou = a kind of small fish (Ref. 45335);  reticulatus: Name from the Latin 'reticulatus' meaning reticulate, an allusion to the color pattern of the flank of males..   More on author: Costa.

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Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Brazil.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 52309); 1.7 cm SL (female)

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Diagnosis: Males with body sides greenish blue, with dark red crimson pigmentation concentrated on the exposed margin of each flank scale, producing a reticulate color pattern; a black and light blue spot on the anterior part of dorsal fin; dorsal and anal fins fan-shaped. Dorsal fin-rays 23-25 in males and 13-15 in females; fin origin between neural spines of fourth and fifth vertebrae in males. Anal fins 21-22 in males, 18 in females (Ref. 52309).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Costa, Wilson J.E.M. | Collaborators

Costa, W.J.E.M. and D.T.B. Nielsen, 2003. Simpsonichthys reticulatus n. sp. (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae): a new annual fish from the Rio Xingu floodplains, Brazilian Amazon. J. Ichthyol. Aqua. Biol. 7(3):119-122. (Ref. 52309)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

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  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .