Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae
(Rivulines) > Cynolebiinae
Etymology: Austrolebias: Composed from Austro = the south + see under Lebias; wichi: Named for the Wichi indigenous people who inhabited in several settlements very close to the type locality (Ref. 128060).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
South America: Argentina (Bermejo river drainage, Parana river basin)
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Known only from its type locality, a seasonal paleochannel from the Bermejo River basin (Parana River basin). The habitat is highly impacted by human activities since it is surrounded by mostly soybean plantations. Also, presence of domestic cattle in this area is evident which alters the pond bottom structure (Ref. 128060).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Alonso, F., G.E. Teran, P. Calviño, I. Garcia, Y. Cardoso and G. Garcia, 2018. An endangered new species of seasonal killifish of the genus Austrolebias (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheiloidei) from the Bermejo river basin in the Western Chacoan Region. PLoS ONE 13(5):e0196261. (Ref. 128060)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= No PD50 data [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±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.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).