Brycon costaricensis Angulo and Gracian-Negrete 2013: 258, Angulo and Gracian-Negrete, 2013

Angulo, Arturo, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rojas, Emmanuel & Ley-López, Juan Manuel, 2017, Fishes from the Tirimbina Biological Reserve, La Virgen de Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica, Check List 13 (5), pp. 683-702: 687-689

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.683

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B27817-FFFE-FF94-2B07-F87B93E0FE70

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scientific name

Brycon costaricensis Angulo and Gracian-Negrete 2013: 258
status

 

(5) Brycon costaricensis Angulo and Gracian-Negrete 2013: 258   ; Machaca (En/Sp)

Figure 2E

Body elongate, robust, fusiform; snout length usually shorter than the eye diameter; upper jaw in advance of

lower jaw; upper jaw with 3 or 4 rows of teeth; premaxillary teeth multicuspid, usually not enlarged; nape usually convex or straight; fins without strong spines; a single dorsal fin; adipose fin present, its base shorter than the base of the dorsal fin; caudal fin forked; general color- ation silvery, olive dorsally (more prominent in larger specimens) and white ventrally; fins usually transparent, pinkish or yellowish in some specimens (specially the dorsal and caudal fins); maximum body length ca 500 mm SL.