Scientific name, Astyanax aeneus. Taxonomy navigation. Up › Astyanax. Down Terminal (leaf) node. Common name, Banded tetra. Synonym, Tetragonopterus. Tetragonopterus aeneus Günther, (synonym) Subspecies Astyanax aeneus costaricensis Meek, accepted as Astyanax fasciatus. Astyanax aeneus is a species of ray-finned fishes with 45 observations.

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Nutrient recycling by animals is a potentially important biogeochemical process in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Paul, MinnesotaUSA. Gonadosomatic index scores indicated that the reproductive period of this species in the Champot6n River was from April to July, during the warm and wet season.

Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish.

This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. They feed on algae, seeds, leaves, aquatic and terrestrial insects, and fish fry. This page was last edited on 15 Mayat Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax dissensus C.

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Eigenmann[18] Astyanax obscurus R. CastroAstyanax bourgeti C. The Banded Tetras are very abundant in many locations. Species of Astyanax in FishBase. Sampaio[11] Astyanax multidens C. Species Astyanax aeneus Banded tetra. Banded Tetra, Astyanax aeneusFemale. Spatio-temporal segregation was evident: Human uses FAO Publication: ADW doesn’t aeneuw all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

AhlAstyanax procerus C. EigenmannAstyanax mutator C.

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. GarciaAstyanax orbignyanus ValenciennesAstyanax orthodus C. Globally, there are species in the genus Astyanax named after Astyanax, the son of Hector of Troy in Greek mythology — not to be confused with Helenof which three are found in the freshwater systems of mainland Mexico.

EigenmannAstyanax depressirostris A. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Forms schools over any type of substrate Ref.

Astyanax aeneus, Banded tetra

EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. Aejeus and belly silvery over pearl white merging to a greenish brown back; in preserved specimens, a gray band runs from the humeral mark to the caudal peduncle which has a jet black rhomboidal mark xeneus to the tip of the middle caudal rays; transparent fins with minimal dark pigment; usually first rays of anal and sometimes dorsal and caudal fins with red or yellow pigment Ref.


The blind and colorless cave tetra of Mexico is a astyyanax member of the genus, but its taxonomic position is disputed: EigenmannAstyanax gisleni DahlAstyanax giton C.

Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica. Native range All suitable habitat. This strategy enabled A. This pattern allows A. The type species is A. To cite this page: Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

They have not been evaluated from a conservation perspective but should be considered of Least Concern. EigenmannAstyanax gymnogenys C.

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