Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Rivulidae
Etymology: lopesi: The name lopesi is in honor of Edson Lopes, because of his contribution to our knowledge on
raising and breeding annual fishes in captivity.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical; 12°S - 13°S
South America: Brazil. Known only from the type-locality in rio São Francisco basin, Bahia (Ref. 84096).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84096); 3.5 cm SL (female)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Nielsen, D.T.B., O.A. Shibatta, R. Dos Reis Suzart and A.F. Martin, 2010. A new species of Simpsonichthys(Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the rio São Francisco basin, northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 2452:51-58. (Ref. 84096)
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
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00415 - 0.02523), b=3.05 (2.83 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .