Bryconamericus guizae Román-Valencia, 2003
photo by Romàn-Valencia, C.

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stevardiinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: upper Mira River basin, Colombia.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from known Bryconamericus species by: the insertion of the first three pterygiophores in front of the anal fin on the first caudal vertebra of the spine; a short ischium process; the dentition of eight small teeth; and the rhinosphenoid is wide in its posterior extreme where it makes contact with the cartilage (Ref. 49955).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.11.03
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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