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Chalceus macrolepidotus Cuvier, 1818

Pinktail chalceus
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: Chalceus: Greek, chalkos = copper, brass (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; sötvatten pelagiska.   Tropical; 23°C - 28°C (Ref. 13371)

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South America: Negro and Orinoco River basins and coastal rivers in Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.5 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 38376)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Is very active and is always moving. Frequently found in well oxygenated waters (Ref. 12225). Occurs mainly near the surface and at times jumps out of the water. Feeds on worms, insect larvae and small fishes (Ref. 7020).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Lima, F.C.T., L.R. Malabarba, P.A. Buckup, J.F. Pezzi da Silva, R.P. Vari, A. Harold, R. Benine, O.T. Oyakawa, C.S. Pavanelli, N.A. Menezes, C.A.S. Lucena, M.C.S.L. Malabarba, Z.M.S. Lucena, R.E. Reis, F. Langeani, C. Moreira et al. …, 2003. Genera Incertae Sedis in Characidae. p. 106-168. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 38376)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fiskeri: kommersiell; Akvarium: Offentliga akvarier
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00305 - 0.01723), b=3.17 (2.97 - 3.37), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.47 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.