Sartor respectus Myers & Carvalho, 1959
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Anostomidae (Headstanders)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: upper Xingu River basin, Brazil.
Biology:  Adults feed on algae, insects and sponges (Ref. 598). Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 10.02.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 25.03.13

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