Astyanax sp.

de Brito, Victor & Buckup, Paulo Andreas, 2019, The fish fauna of the upper Piraí drainage, a transposed mountain river system in southeastern, Brazil, Check List 15 (1), pp. 235-247 : 239

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Astyanax sp.


Astyanax sp. aff. scabripinnis ( Jenyns, 1842)

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Geographic distribution: Unknown.

Diagnosis: This species was represented by a single individual and differs from A. intermedius by having 7 cusps in most dentary teeth (vs. usually 5 cusps in A. intermedius ) and by having a smaller adipose fin. Astyanax sp. aff. scabripinnis differs from A. giton by the

following characters: body depth smaller than 41% of SL and abrupt size reduction posterior to the fifth dentary teeth ( Melo 2001a)