Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Cyprinodontiformes
(Rivulines, killifishes and live bearers) > Anablepidae
(Four-eyed fishes, onesided livebearers & white-eye) > Anablepinae
Etymology: More on authors: Ghedotti & Weitzman.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical; 25°C - ?
South America: Southern Brazil.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30912); 4.2 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 10. Distinguished by the following combination of characters: distinct, horizontal, dash-shaped markings on sides, one to three scales in length, forming four or five irregular rows; distinct, rounded spot on dorsal pectoral-fin base; absence of distinct swelling between urogenital opening and anterior base of anal fin in females.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ghedotti, M.J., 1998. Phylogeny and classification of the Anablepidae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes). p. 560-582. In L.R. Malabarba, R.E. Reis, R.P. Vari, Z.M.S. Lucena and C.A.S. Lucena (eds.) Phylogeny and classification of neotropical fishes. Porto Alegre, Edipurcs, 603p. (Ref. 33161)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).