Hyphessobrycon columbianus Zarske & Géry, 2002
Hyphessobrycon columbianus
photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

Family:  Characidae (Characins; tetras), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Acandi River basin, Colombia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 23-24; Vertebrae: 34-34. Spines are actually undivided soft rays.
Biology:  In small creeks.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.07.03
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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