Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Trichomycteridae
(Pencil or parasitic catfishes) > Glanapteryginae
Etymology: Listrura: Greek, listroo = to tie + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335); tetraradiata: Named for the number of pectoral fin rays, a diagnostic feature.. More on author: Costa.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
South America: Ibicuíba River, Araruama Lagoon system in Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41513)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 47 - 49. Pectoral fin rays 4 and segmented; first ray unbranched, its tip elongate forming a filament; rays 2-4 branched with distal tip free from the membrane. Dorsal and anal fins all branched. Dorsal procurrent caudal fin rays 21-28; ventral procurrent 21-24. Mouth subterminal; lips and barbels covered by papillae. Premaxillary teeth 27-32; dentary teeth 24-31 (Ref. 41513).
Specimens collected from a small, clear water forest stream, shallow (ca. 40 cm deep), with large rocks on banks, gravel and sand on the bottom. Stomach contents include copepods and insect larvae and mites (Ref. 41513).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Landim, M.I. and W.J.E.M. Costa, 2002. Listrura tetraradiata (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae): a new glanapterygine catfish from the southeastern Brazilian coastal plains. Copeia 2002(1):152-156. (Ref. 41513)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.30 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .