Hemigrammus guyanensis Géry, 1959
photo by Zarske, A.

Family:  Characidae (Characins; tetras), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  3.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 7.19999980926514; dH range: 18
Distribution:  South America: Maroni, Mana, Approuague, and Oyapock rivers.
Biology:  Prefers the counter current zones and flood zones of creeks where the substrate is covered with leaves and alluvial deposits (Ref. 12225). Maximum length reported to reach 4 cm SL (Ref. 12225).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.12.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Lima, Flavio C. T. - 22.10.01

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