Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Anablepidae
(Four-eyed fishes, onesided livebearers & white-eye) > Anablepinae
Etymology: .eirmostigma: From the Greek eirmos (series) and stigma(/i) (mark), referring to the series of marks that compose the three discontinuous, lateral stripes present in this species (Ref. 30913) More on authors: Ghedotti & Weitzman.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ). Temperate; 0°C -
South America: upper Uruguay and Jacui River basins in Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30913)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 9 - 10. Three distinct, discontinuous, lateral stripes; short and robust gill rakers on ventral limb of first gill arch; a slightly oblique mouth; and lack of the first mandibular-canal pore (pore W).
Recorded from headwaters of rivers. Viviparous (Ref. 45800).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ghedotti, M.J., 1998. Phylogeny and classification of the Anablepidae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes). p. 560-582. In L.R. Malabarba, R.E. Reis, R.P. Vari, Z.M.S. Lucena and C.A.S. Lucena (eds.) Phylogeny and classification of neotropical fishes. Porto Alegre, Edipurcs, 603p. (Ref. 33161)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .