Hypsolebias brunoi (Costa, 2003)
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Family:  Rivulidae (Rivulines)
Max. size:  3.01 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-20; Anal soft rays: 18-22; Vertebrae: 27-28. Female with anal fin long, spatulated, and long posterior process of occipital, terminating in narrow posterior extension; flanks with iridescent blue bars. Male with entire opercular and dorsolateral regions of head metallic greenish blue; bars on anal and caudal fins; with filamentous rays along the entire distal border of dorsal and anal fins; melanophores concentrated on anterior part of dorsal fin forming a dark gray zone. Dorsal-fin rays 18-20 in male, 15-17 in female; anal-fin rays 20-22 in male, 18-21 in female; caudal-fin rays 24-25, caudal fin subtruncate in male, rounded in female (Ref. 49550).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.11.03
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.09.16

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