Astyanax bransfordii ( Gill 1877: 190 )

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

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Astyanax bransfordii ( Gill 1877: 190 )


(1) Astyanax bransfordii ( Gill 1877: 190)   ; Longjaw tetra (En), Sardina picuda (Sp)

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Bramocharax bransfordii ( Gill 1877)   : 190—Angulo et al. (2013): 991. Body elongate and moderately deep; snout length about equal or usually larger than eye diameter; both jaws of equal length, usually elongate; premaxillary teeth unicuspid and 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 coloration white silvery, darker dorsally, usually olive gray, and paler, usually white, ventrally, with a gray lateral band; caudal blotch black and rhomboid, mainly on peduncle and caudal fin base; fins usually transparent, in some specimens, the anal fin can be (partially) light red or rose and the caudal fin orange or red with the middle rays black; maximum body length ca 150 mm SL.