Apareiodon piracicabae (Eigenmann, 1907)

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 : 50

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Apareiodon piracicabae (Eigenmann, 1907)


Apareiodon piracicabae (Eigenmann, 1907)  

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Body elongated; greatest body depth contained 3.4 to 5.2 and caudal peduncle depth 6.9 to 9.9 times in SL; head length 3.9 to 5.0, predorsal distance 2.0 to 2.2 and caudal peduncle length 7.3 to 13.6 in SL; snout length 2.7 to 3.4, horizontal orbital diameter 3.2 to 4.8, least interorbital width 2.3 to 3.4 and dentary width 3.7 to 5.9 in HL. Mouth subterminal; premaxilla with 4, maxilla with 1 or 2 and dentary with no teeth. Lateral line with 39-46 pored scales; transverse series above lateral line with 4½ or 5 scale rows and below with 3 or 4½ scale rows. Dorsal fin with 10-13, pectoral fin with 11-14, pelvic fin with 7-9, anal fin with 7 or 8 and caudal fin with 18 or 19 rays ( Pavanelli, 1999). Ground color silvery to pale yellow; black longitudinal band along lateral line, from opercle to median caudal-fin rays, without adjacent brown or grey blotches downwards; six to eight dark-brown transverse bars above longitudinal band. Hyaline fins or with few scattered brown cromathophores ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Maximum standard length. 165.0 mm ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Distribution. Upper rio Paraná and rio São Francisco basins.