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Triportheus rotundatus  (Jardine, 1841)

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Suriname country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Occurs in the Maroni River which forms the border between Suriname and French Guiana (Ref. 12225); also from Rechter, Coppename River (Ref. 59052).
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ns.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.caricom-fisheries.com/suriname
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Alonso, L.E. and H.J. Berrenstein, 2006
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Triportheidae ()
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Common names from other countries

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 17.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 38376)

Environment

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.0 - 7.5; dH range: ? - 18

Climate / Range

Tropical; 24°C - 27°C (Ref. 2060)

Distribution

South America: Amazon River basin and coastal drainages of the Guianas.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rivers and small creeks with little current. An omnivore which feeds on fruits, seeds and insects which float on the surface of the water. Reproduction takes place during the rainy season (Ref. 12225).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Aquarium: commercial

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Internet sources

BHL | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | iSpecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record | Fishtrace

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.4   ±0.21 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (12 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown