Characidium zebra Eigenmann, 1909

Sébastien Brosse, Fréderic Melki & Régis Vigouroux, 2019, Fishes of the Mitaraka Mountains (French Guiana), Zoosystema 41 (8), pp. 131-151 : 136

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a8

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F175E88B-F75F-4BDF-87AC-9BF8C46BF714

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5931572

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E887C7-2212-FFAA-FC11-FAD2E85AF8CB

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scientific name

Characidium zebra Eigenmann, 1909
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Characidium zebra Eigenmann, 1909

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FIRST RECORD FOR THE MITARAKA. — This study.

OCCURENCES. — S3, S8, S9, S11.

SPECIMEN IN COLLECTION. — None.

DISTRIBUTION IN FRENCH GUIANA. — Widespread.

ECOLOGY. — Observed on sandy bottoms and moderate to high current velocities in both Alama mainstream and tributaries. Lies immobile head directed upstream, waiting for drifting food. Captured using rotenone and observed in underwater inventories.

SPECIES CODE. — CZEB.