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Hyphessobrycon eques (Steindachner, 1882)

Jewel tetra
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Characiformes (Characins) > Characidae (Characins) > Incertae sedis
Etymology: Hyphessobrycon: Greek, hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek, bryko = to bite (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Steindachner.

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico; pH range: 5.0 - 7.8; dH range: 10 - 25.   Tropical; 22°C - 26°C (Ref. 12468)

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South America: Amazon, Guaporé and Paraguay River basins.

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 2.1  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 81048)

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A gregarious species which positions itself near the surface between the stems of emerging plants. It is frequently found in stagnant waters. They are generally peaceful, but when there are too many of them during feeding, they bite each other's fins (Ref. 12225). Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects and plants (Ref. 7020). Oviparous (Ref. 205). This species is part of a complex of `blood' tetras, hybrids of which are commonly offered in the aquarium trade. Aquarium keeping: aggressive; in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Oviparous (Ref. 205). In captivity, spawning is preceded by vigorous driving by the male during the early hours of the day and eggs mostly sink to the bottom (Ref. 7020).

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Weitzman, S.H. and L. Palmer, 1997. A new species of Hyphessobrycon (Teleostei: Characidae) from Neblina region of Venezuela and Brazil, with comments on the putative 'rosy tetra clade'. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 7(3/4):209-242. (Ref. 13676)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Acuario: muy comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02399 (0.01346 - 0.04274), b=3.19 (3.04 - 3.34), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.38 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .