Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae
Etymology: Cynolebias: Greek, kyon = dog + Greek, odous = teeth + Greek, lebias = a kind of small fish (Ref. 45335); gibbus: Named for the prominent convexity of the anterior part of dorsum; an adjective.. More on author: Costa.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
South America: middle São Francisco River basin in Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40938); 8.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 17 - 21;
Vertebrae: 37. Central part of dorsal surface of 5th ceratobranchial deeply concave and pronounced convex dorsal profile of body above the pectoral fin base. Pectoral fin of males usually longer with tip reaching between urogenital papilla and base of 3rd anal-fin base. Small golden spots scattered over the dorsal part of body sides. Dorsal-fin rays in males, 17-18, 14-18 in females; anal-fin rays 19-21 in males, 17-20 in females; caudal-fin rays 31-32. Caudal and pectoral fins rounded. Snout gently pointed with lower jaw slightly elongated. Supraorbital neuromasts 33-35 (Ref. 40938).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Costa, W.J.E.M., 2001. The neotropical annual fish genus Cynolebias (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae): phylogenetic relationships, taxonomic revision and biogeography. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(4):333-383. (Ref. 40938)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00891 (0.00401 - 0.01981), b=3.14 (2.94 - 3.34), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .