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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Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, from swift water to swamps and stagnant pools Ref. Their head has a small slightly upturned terminal mouth and large eyes placed directly behind the mouth.
Although included in Astyanax by FishBasephylogenetic evidence supports moving A.
Astyanax aeneus, Banded tetra
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Differs from A. This pattern allows A.
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Differs from A. LimaAstyanax altior C. Nutrient recycling by animals is a potentially important biogeochemical process in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
Inhabits all types of rivers and streams, from swift water to swamps and stagnant pools Ref. Human uses FAO Publication: Sides 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 extending 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.
Sampaio Astyanax multidens C. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. Views Read Edit View history. However, fishes that were subsidized by terrestrial inputs were decoupled from aquatic P availability and therefore excreted P at disproportionately high rates. The lack of comprehensive phylogenetic analyses dealing with this genus is hindering a thorough review and the relationships remain as indeterminate as the monophyly is doubtful.
The Banded Tetras are very abundant in many locations. This strategy enabled A.
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.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus. As a result, we estimated that P excretion by A. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. The Banded Tetras are a benthopelagic schooling species found in all types of freshwater environments from fast flowing rivers and streams to marshes and stagnant pools.
Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in ashyanax family Characidae of the order Characiformes. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? Astyanax Astyanax mexicanus Scientific classification Kingdom: You can sponsor this page. Please see our brief essay. They feed on algae, seeds, leaves, aquatic aemeus terrestrial insects, and fish fry.
Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals. Sign our Guest Book. Billum; Central tetra Facebook. Sides 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 extending 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.
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Due to its prominent black tail blotch, the Banded Tetra is straightforward to identify and cannot be confused with any other species. Tolerates brackish water at sea level to small mountain brooks at m elevation Ref. Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are kept as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras. With around described species and new ones being described yearly,  this genus is among the largest of the entire order; Hyphessobrycon also has more than species and which one is larger at any one time depends on whether more species have been recently described in one or the other.
Retrieved from ” https: For this, nets were cast for 1 h at each site and A. EigenmannAstyanax jenynsii C. EigenmannAstyanax gisleni DahlAstyanax giton C. Hepatosomatic index was negatively correlated with the Gonadosomatic index, evidencing transfer of energy from the liver towards gamete production.
Gill Astyanax brevirhinus C. Catch, photo, and identification courtesy of Josh Leisen lifelistfishing. EigenmannAstyanax paranae C. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we aneus guarantee all information in those accounts. EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C.