Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
South America: Uatumã River basin, Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39753)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Head and predorsal are marbled of dark and light brown; the rest of the dorsal surface yellowish with 3-4 faded transverse brown bars after dorsal fin. Ventral surface brown on snout and upper lip and the rest of the body uncolored. Dorsal fin inconspicuously spotted with a black blotch at tip of first rays. Pectoral and pelvic fin yellowish, with faded spots distally. Depressed head and body; head depth 2.8-3.2 times in HL; body depth 3-3.7 times in HL. Belly totally naked from throat to pelvic fins. In sexually mature males, no strongly curved pectoral spine; flat, broad spine, tapering towards the tip, covered by large odontodes on 2/3 of its length. Rictal barbel reduced and attached to lower lip by small membrane. Large subpreopercle strongly triangular with mesial side curved, plate boomerang shaped (Ref. 40703).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. and E.C. Oliveira, 2001. Seven new species of Harttia from the Amazonian-Guyana region (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(1):79-96. (Ref. 39753)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00324 (0.00149 - 0.00703), b=3.17 (2.99 - 3.35), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.5 ±0.2 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) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .