Astyanax validus Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991

Sébastien Brosse, Fréderic Melki & Régis Vigouroux, 2019, Fishes of the Mitaraka Mountains (French Guiana), Zoosystema 41 (8), pp. 131-151 : 138

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a8

publication LSID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5931576

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E887C7-221C-FFA4-FEE4-FA72ED04F83D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Astyanax validus Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991
status

 

Astyanax validus Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991

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FIRST RECORD FOR THE MITARAKA. — This study.

OCCURENCES. — S5, S10, S11, S14.

SPECIMENS IN COLLECTION. — 7 MNHN (MNHN-IC-2018-0428, MNHN-IC-2018-0429, MNHN-IC-2018-0430, MNHN- IC-2018 -0431, MNHN-IC-2018-0432, MNHN-IC-2018-0433,

MNHN-IC-2018-0434); 7 Hydreco.

DISTRIBUTION IN FRENCH GUIANA. — Widespread.

ECOLOGY. — Observed in groups in both Alama mainstream and tributaries, in sandy areas with moderate current velocities. Captured using rotenone, seine nets and by angling. Also observed in underwater inventories.

SPECIES CODE. — AVAL.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopteri

Order

Characiformes

Family

Characidae

Genus

Astyanax