Astyanax dnophos Lima & Zuanon, 2004
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Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Incertae sedis
Max. size:  3.32 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: lower rio Xingu, Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from its congeners by having a broad longitudinal, midlateral dark stripe that extends from the snout to the caudal peduncle (Ref. 55826)
Biology:  A rheophilic species which inhabits shadowed, rocky shelters on rapids (Ref. 55826).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.11.05
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 16.02.15

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