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Silvinichthys gualcamayo  Fernández, Sanabria & Quiroga, 2013

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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: San Juan province in Argentina.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95056)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Vertebrae: 38. Caudal peduncle length 22.0-23.9% SL; caudal peduncle expanded posteriorly toward caudal fin; absence of pelvic girdle and pelvic fin; 9-10 dorsal-fin rays (5-6 branched rays); 7 pectoral-fin rays; 38 vertebrae total, 9 opercular odontodes, 20 interopercular odontodes; wide supraorbital tendon bone (Ref. 93164); and the insertion point of the first proximal dorsal-fin pterygiophore posterior to the neural spine of vertebra 22 (Ref. 95056).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Fernández, L., E.A. Sanabria, L.B. Quiroga and R.P. Vari, 2014. A new species of Silvinichthys (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) lacking pelvic fins from mid-elevation localities of the southern Andes, with comments on the genus. J. Fish Biol. 84:372-382. (Ref. 95056)

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=0.00759 (0.00272 - 0.02113), b=3.07 (2.83 - 3.31), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-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) .