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Hydrolycus scomberoides (Cuvier, 1819)

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Characiformes (Characins) > Cynodontidae (Dogtooth characins) > Cynodontinae
Etymology: Hydrolycus: Greek, hydr = water + Greek, lykos = wolf (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 12468)

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South America: Amazon River basin.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 117 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 40637); publicerad maxvikt: 17.8 kg (Ref. 40637)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Apparently carnivorous, probably ichthyophagous. Maximum length reported to reach 40 cm TL (Ref. 12468).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Toledo-Piza, Mônica | Medarbetare

Toledo-Piza, M., 2003. Cynodontidae (Cynodotids). p. 234-237. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38270)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; sportfisk: ja; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5664   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00603 (0.00309 - 0.01175), b=3.20 (3.03 - 3.37), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.