Planaltina britskii Menezes, Weitzman, Burns, 2003

Ota, Renata Rúbia, Deprá, Gabriel de Carvalho, Graça, Weferson Júnio da & Pavanelli, Carla Simone, 2018, Peixes da planície de inundação do alto rio Paraná e áreas adjacentes: revised, annotated and updated, Neotropical Ichthyology 16 (2), pp. 1-111 : 42

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1590/1982-0224-20170094

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3682171

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03894103-386E-FFC0-FCFD-FE4B2F98028B

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Carolina

scientific name

Planaltina britskii Menezes, Weitzman, Burns, 2003
status

 

Planaltina britskii Menezes, Weitzman, Burns, 2003

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Body elongate; greatest body depth contained 3.9 to 5.4, caudal peduncle depth 7.1 to 10.0 times in SL; head length 3.9 to 4.6, predorsal distance 1.8 to 1.9, and caudal peduncle length 7.0 to 10.3 in SL; snout length 3.3 to 4.5, horizontal orbital diameter 2.4 to 2.8, and least interorbital width 2.8 to 4.3 times in HL. Mouth terminal; outer row of premaxilla with 3, inner row with 4; maxilla with 2 teeth. Lateral line complete, with 38-42 pored scales; transverse series above lateral line with 5 scales above and below with 4 scale rows. Dorsal fin with 10, pectoral fin with 10-12, pelvic fin with 7, anal with 19-24, and caudal fin with 19 rays ( Menezes et al., 2003). Ground color silvery to pale yellow; dark-brown longitudinal stripe from humeral region to caudal fin, forming irregular spot on base of median rays ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Maximum standard length. 40.0 mm ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Distribution. Upper rio Paraná basin.