Metynnis hypsauchen, Silver dollar : fisheries, aquarium

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Metynnis hypsauchen (Müller & Troschel, 1844)

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> Characiformes (Characins) > Serrasalmidae (Piranhas and pacus) > Serrasalminae
Etymology: Metynnis: Greek, meta = with, after + Greek, ynnis, -eos = ploughshare (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Müller & Troschel.

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

; sötvatten pelagiska; pH range: 6.0 - 7.0; dH range: ? - 10.   Tropical; 24°C - 28°C (Ref. 1672)

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

South America: Amazon and Paraguay River basins, north Guiana Shield rivers.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 96599)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Possesses powerful dentition that can cause serious bites.

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

Often spawns in schools, preferable near the surface. Does not eat its eggs, which hatch after 3 days.

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Zarske, A. and J. Géry, 1999. Revision der neotropischen Gattung Metynnis Cope, 1878. 1. Evaluation der Typusexemplare der nominellen Arten (Teleostei: Characiformes: Serrasalmidae). Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 50(13):169-216. (Ref. 34077)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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Ekosystem
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Ekologi
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Näringsinnehåll
Populärnamn
synonymer
Metabolik
Predatorer
Ekotoxikologi
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Lek
Spawning aggregation
Fecundity
Ägg
Egg development
Age/Size
Tillväxt
Length-weight
Length-length
Length-frequencies
Morfometri
Morfologi
Larver
Larvdynamik
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Ljud
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Otoliths
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02291 (0.01286 - 0.04082), b=3.11 (2.95 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.