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Silvinichthys leoncitensis  Fernández, Dominino, Brancolini & Baigún, 2011

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Trichomycteridae (Pencil or parasitic catfishes) > Trichomycterinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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South America: Leoncito National Park in the Andes of Argentina.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95056)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished from the other two known congeners by the following characters: coloration pattern consisting of a dark marmorated head and body that fades to a paler color ventrally; pelvic fin and girdle absent; seven to nine opercular odontodes, 18-28 interopercular odontodes; caudal-fin length 19.9-24.0 % SL; length of dorsal fin base 10.1-13.1 % SL, and head width 13.3-15.9 % SL (Ref. 88804).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Fernández, L., Dominino J, F. Brancolini and C. Baigún, 2011. A new catfish species of the genus Silvinichthys (Teleostei: Trichomycteridae) from Leoncito National Park, Argentina. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 22(3):227-232. (Ref. 88804)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .