Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes
(Characins) > Bryconidae
("Brycon characins") > Salmininae
Etymology: Salminus: I think it could be derived from Latin, salmo, -onis = salmon; diminutive.
More on author: Cuvier.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 37.8  range ? - ? cm
Pairing is distinct during copulation (Ref. 205).
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. 125652)
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5625 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00713 - 0.01340), b=3.09 (3.00 - 3.18), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.61 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=2-3; rel. Fec=1,000; K=0.21-0.23; tmax=9).
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 81.3 [24.0, 175.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 1 [1, 2] mg/100g ; Protein = 19 [17, 21] % ; Omega3 = 0.302 [0.142, 0.675] g/100g ; Selenium = 80.4 [37.7, 167.4] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 26.6 [11.3, 58.1] μg/100g ; Zinc = 1.38 [0.99, 1.94] mg/100g (wet weight);