Cynopoecilus fulgens Costa, 2002
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Family:  Rivulidae (Rivulines)
Max. size:  3.89 cm SL (male/unsexed); 2.93 cm SL (female)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  South America: Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 22-25; Vertebrae: 28-30. Pectoral fin length 16.1-18.5% SL; longitudinal rows of bright golden spots on body side of male; dark spots on the entire caudal fin of male; pelvic-fin length 5.6-7.0% SL in male, 5.6-7.4% in female; dark brown irregular marks on dorsum below dorsal fin of male; dorsal head profile of adult male slight concave; lateral body stripes of male dark reddish brown; caudal fin of male without a bright blue zone along posterior margin of the fin; 11-15 supraorbital neuromasts; 1-3 neuromasts per scale of the lateral line (Ref. 42931).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 30.07.02

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