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Roeboides bussingi  Matamoros, Chakrabarty, Angulo, Garita-Alvarado & McMahan, 2013

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Characinae
Etymology: Roeboides: Latin, rubus, ruber, reddish;  bussingi: Named for William Bussing, an exceptional ichthyologist who has devoted his professional career to the understanding of the Costa Rican and Central American ichthyofauna. He was the first to suggest that the species described herein was new to science.

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Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Central America: Pacific slope of Costa Rica and Panama, including tributaries of the río Coto drainage in Costa Rica to the río San Pablo west of the city of David in western Panama.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93809)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Matamoros, W.A., P. Chakrabarty, A. Angulo, C.A. Garita-Alvarado and C.D. McMahan, 2013. A new species of Roeboides (Teleostei: Characidae) from Costa Rica and Panama, with a key to the middle American species of the genus. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 11(2):285-290. (Ref. 93809)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01096 (0.00355 - 0.03388), b=3.09 (2.83 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .