Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical; 23°C - 26°C (Ref. 26646)
South America: Manu and Tambopata River basins in Peru.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26646)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Inhabits small black water streams in areas forested by the palm Maurita flexuosa. Usually occurs in the gallery forest areas in pools of small streams of 2-4m wide. The water depth where this species occurs is usually 20-60cm and the current is slow. The bottom is usually sandy but may be pebbly and with much forest debris. Commonly found near the shoreline where they can seek protection from predators among vegetation. Commonly swims near the surface of the water in schools of about 20 to 80 individuals.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Weitzman, S.H. and H. Ortega, 1995. A new species of Tyttocharax (Teleostei: Characidae: Glandulocaudinae: Xenurobryconini) from the Rio Madre de Dios Basin of Peru. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 6(2):129-148. (Ref. 26646)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00533 - 0.02588), b=2.98 (2.79 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .