Sternopygus macrurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Sébastien Brosse, Fréderic Melki & Régis Vigouroux, 2019, Fishes of the Mitaraka Mountains (French Guiana), Zoosystema 41 (8), pp. 131-151: 147

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a8

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E887C7-2207-FFBF-FF37-F992EDFEF83E

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scientific name

Sternopygus macrurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
status

 

Sternopygus macrurus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)  

FIRST RECORD FOR THE MITARAKA. — This study.

OCCURENCES. — S8, S9, S10, S11.

SPECIMENS IN COLLECTION. — 2 MNHN (MNHN-IC-2018-0513,

MNHN-IC-2018-0514); 1 Hydreco.

DISTRIBUTION IN FRENCH GUIANA. — Widespread.

ECOLOGY. — Observed in both Alama mainstream and tributaries. This nocturnal species hides in the undercut banks and in submersed tree roots during the day. Captured using rotenone.

SPECIES CODE. — SMAC.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle