Eretmobrycon scleroparius ( Regan 1908: 455 )

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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Eretmobrycon scleroparius ( Regan 1908: 455 )


(3) Eretmobrycon scleroparius ( Regan 1908: 455)   ; Creek tetra (En), Sardina de quebrada (Sp)

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Bryconamericus scleroparius ( Regan 1908)   : 455—Angulo et al.

(2013): 992.

Body elongate and moderately deep; snout length usually shorter than the eye diameter; both jaws of equal length, not enlarged; 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 coloration white silvery, darker dorsally, usually moss green, and paler, usually pearl white (orange or red in mature specimens), ventrally, with a diffuse violet spot present on the opercle, in live specimens, and a silvery yellow lateral band; humeral blotch dark and vertically elongate; caudal blotch black and rhom- boid, mainly on peduncle and caudal fin base; fins usually orange-yellow with little dark pigment; maximum body length ca 110 mm SL.